Chapter 11. Ultrasound for Bony Trauma

  1. Adam Brooks1,
  2. Jim Connolly2 and
  3. Otto Chan3
  1. Adam Brooks and
  2. James L Williams

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch11

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

How to Cite

Brooks, A. and Williams, J. L. (2004) Ultrasound for Bony Trauma, in Ultrasound in Emergency Care (eds A. Brooks, J. Connolly and O. Chan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch11

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



  • bony trauma;
  • ultrasound machines;
  • bony injury;
  • sternal fractures;
  • rib fractures


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging bony injury

  • Specific anatomical locations

  • Ultrasound diagnosis of extremity fractures in children

  • Bony US in austere environments

  • The technique

  • Summary