Diagnostic Ultrasound

Peter R. Hoskins (Editor) Kevin Martin (Editor)
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All healthcare professionals practising ultrasound in a clinical setting should receive accredited training in the principles and practice of ultrasound scanning. This new edition of Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics, technology and safety of ultrasound equipment, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. It covers all aspects of the field at a level intended to meet the requirements of UK sonography courses. New to this edition: - Updated descriptions of ultrasound technology, quality assurance and safety. - Additional chapters dedicated to 3D ultrasound, contrast agents and elastography. - New glossary containing definitions of over 500 terms. The editors and contributing authors are all authorities in their areas, with contributions to the scientific and professional development of ultrasound at national and international level.

Product Details

Cambridge University Press
Publish Date
August 01, 2010
7.4 X 0.6 X 9.6 inches | 1.65 pounds

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About the Author

Peter R. Hoskins is Reader in Medical Physics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
Kevin Martin is a well-known preacher, teacher, author and consultant throughout the Episcopal community. The founder and executive director of Vital Church Ministries, he has served as Canon for Congregational Development in the Diocese of Texas for nine years. Prior to that, he was the rector for three congregations, was a hospital chaplain, and led the Leadership Training Institute in Evergreen, Colorado where he worked extensively in planning and executing national and regional conferences.
Abigail Thrush is Principal Medical Physicist, St Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospitals, London, UK.