Ultrasound Guided Procedures

Chapter

Abstract

Ultrasound guided procedures are an indispensible tool in ­intensive care. Its portability allows imaging without subjecting a critically ill patient to the risk of transfer to the radiology department. Appropriate use of ultrasound can expedite diagnosis and direct patient management. The basic skill required to detect common problems by ultrasonography can be acquired rapidly.

Keywords

Catheter Respiration Syringe Gall Pyramid 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyPapworth Hospital NHS Foundation TrustCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke’s HospitalCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustCambridgeUK

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