Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner offers a highly practical guide to incorporating abbreviated ultrasound exams into the veterinary practice. Focused point-of-care exams are an effective way to quickly detect conditions and complications not readily apparent through the physical exam, laboratory diagnostics, or radiographic findings. Encompassing all the information needed to begin performing these techniques, Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner is a useful tool for improving patient outcomes in clinical practice. Covering focused exams in all body systems, the book also outlines the principles of interventional radiology, medical documentation, and the basic fundamentals of using an ultrasound machine. A companion website offers 87 video clips of AFAST, TFAST, and Vet Blue examinations with normal, abnormal, and incidental findings at www.wiley.com/go/lisciandro/ultrasound. Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner is an essential purchase for veterinary practitioners and specialists wanting to implement these techniques in their veterinary practice.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 1184 g
Dimensions: 282 x 223 x 27 mm
The seemingly endless tips, together with the author s clinical experience and potential artefacts mentioned in every chapter will be a great help in maximising the return on your investment for your scanner. (Vet Nurses Today, 1 October 2015) Overall, this book is a well-organized and thorough instructional guide for small animal practitioners interested in abbreviated ultrasound examination techniques. (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 September 2015) Overall, this book is a very nice eye-opener to AFAST3, TFAST3 and GFAST subtleties with definitions and usefulness. (European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 1 October 2014) In the end, the book will be of more interest to those wishing to find a pearl or two of novel information to add to their ultrasound skill sets. (Doody s, 17 October 2014) A must for afterhours clinics! Veterinarians or vet students with an interest in ultrasound may also find this book useful in conjunction with other ultrasonography textbooks, as the descriptions of principles and ultrasound findings are very informative. (Australian Veterinary Journal, 28 October 2014) Experts in the field write articles, access is provided to a companion website of video clips, and black and white radiographic images pack a solid coverage highly recommended for any vet's practice and many a student technician. (Midwest Book Review, 1 July 2014)