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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Chapter 1 - Physics and “knobology”

from Section 1 - Ultrasound fundamentals

Selected references

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. (June 4, 2003) AIUM Official Statement: Guidelines for cleaning and preparing endocavitary ultrasound transducers between patients. Laurel, MD: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Available at http://www.aium.org/resources/statements.aspx (accessed November 16, 2012).
Blaivas, M., Brannam, L., Theodoro, D. (2004) Ultrasound image quality comparison between an inexpensive handheld emergency department (ED) ultrasound machine and a large mobile ED ultrasound system. Acad Emerg Med 11(7): 778–81.
Fowlkes, J. B. (2008) American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine consensus report on potential bioeffects of diagnostic ultrasound: executive summary. J Ultrasound Med 27: 503–15.
Fox, J. C., ed. (2008) Clinical Emergency Radiology. 1st edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lawrence, J. P. (2007) Physics and instrumentation of ultrasound. Crit Care Med 35: S314–22.
Lichtenstein, D. A., Meziere, G., Lascols, N., et al. (2005) Ultrasound diagnosis of occult pneumothorax. Crit Care Med 33: 1231–8.
Ma, O. J., Mateer, J. R., Blaivas, M. (2008) Emergency Ultrasound. 2nd edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Mcgahan, J. P., Goldberg, B. B. (1998) Diagnostic Ultrasound: A Logical Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven.
Moore, C. L., Copel, J. A. (2011) Point-of-care ultrasonography. N Engl J Med 364: 749–57.
Rumack, C. M., Wilson, S. R., Charboneau, W., et al. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. 4th edn. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.