Chapter 1. History of Ultrasound in Emergencies

  1. Adam Brooks1,
  2. Jim Connolly2 and
  3. Otto Chan3
  1. Ben Davies and
  2. Adam Brooks

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch1

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

How to Cite

Davies, B. and Brooks, A. (2004) History of Ultrasound in Emergencies, in Ultrasound in Emergency Care (eds A. Brooks, J. Connolly and O. Chan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Royal London Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917317

Online ISBN: 9780470755822

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Keywords:

  • ultrasound image formation;
  • emergency ultrasou;
  • trauma ultrasound;
  • haemoperitoneum;
  • pericardial sac

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins of ultrasound

  • Emergency ultrasound

  • Trauma ultrasound

  • Summary