Diagnostic Ultrasound, Third Edition: Physics and Equipment

3rd Edition

Peter R Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush

CRC Press
May 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 408 Pages - 76 Color & 224 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138892934 - CAT# K32807

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This popular text provides a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the physics and technology of medical ultrasound, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. Covering all aspects of the field at a level that meetings the requirements of accredited sonography courses, it is ideal for both trainee and qualified healthcare professionals practising ultrasound in a clinical setting. Building on the content of previous editions, this third edition provides the latest guidance relating to ultrasound technology, quality assurance and safety and discusses the latest techniques.

Key Features:

  • Convenient and readable resource for students of clinical ultrasound and for those who teach them
  • Also suitable as an introductory text for physicists and engineers and those undertaking research in the area
  • Completely revised and updated, including new types of piezoelectric materials, whole-field of view imaging techniques, vector flow techniques, techniques to image small vessels, Ultrafast spectral Doppler and the latest on image optimization
  • End-of-chapter questions for self-testing and a comprehensive glossary

The highly-experienced 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.


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