The demand for ultrasound has increased in the critical care environment, requiring some advanced practitioners to be competent in its use. Critical Care Ultrasound provides a comprehensive examination of the various types of ultrasound imaging used in the critical care environment. The Holistic Approach (HOLA) concept of ultrasound introduced in the book is a framework that views ultrasound as an integral part of the patient examination and can be used to visualize any parts of the body, tissue, organs, and integrated systems in the context of the patient’s clinical picture.

Critical Care Ultrasound begins with the fundamentals of ultrasound technologies and capabilities. Sections dedicated to specific applications of ultrasound techniques follow, including neurocritical care, vascular ultrasound, general chest ultrasound, echocardiography, hemodynamics, and abdominal and emergency ultrasound. The book discusses the use of ultrasound in specialized settings such as the neonatal intensive care unit...

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