The premier training guide for ultrasound in the intensive care unit Written by top practitioners in the field, this all-in-one text/DVD package is filled with practical guidance that helps you master clinical ultrasonography in a critical care environment. Here, you’ll learn exactly how to utilize diagnostic ultrasound as part of the physical exam, as the book examines current evidence supporting its use in the critically ill adult and child. Organized by body system, Critical Care Ultrasonography features self-contained chapters that can be used as individual reference guides for a range of interventions, from transthoracic echocardiography to echocardiagraphic evaluation of cardiac trauma. Through this in-depth coverage, you’ll get a sense of how this essential technology supports the cross-disciplinary nature of critical care. The book’s authoritative content is reinforced throughout by a full-color presentation and hundreds of concept-clarifying illustrations, figures, and images. Alexander Levitov, MD (Roanoke, VA),Professor of Medicine,Eastern Virginia Medical School. Paul H. Mayo, MD (New Hyde Park, NY)Director, MICULong Island Jewish Medical Center;Professor of Clinical MedicineAlbert Einstein College of Medicine. Anthony D. Slonim, MD (West Orange, NJ)Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer,St Barnabas Health Systems;Professor, Basic Sciences, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine.