Chapter 13. Procedural Applications of Emergency Bedside Ultrasound

  1. Adam Brooks1,
  2. Jim Connolly2 and
  3. Otto Chan3
  1. Anthony J Dean and
  2. Daniel K Vining

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch13

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

How to Cite

Dean, A. J. and Vining, D. K. (2004) Procedural Applications of Emergency Bedside Ultrasound, in Ultrasound in Emergency Care (eds A. Brooks, J. Connolly and O. Chan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch13

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



  • non-sonographic procedures;
  • diagnostic sonography;
  • frequency transducers;
  • sonographic visualisation;
  • soft tissue inflammatory conditions


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ultrasound in the evaluation and management of possible foreign bodies

  • Ultrasound evaluation of cellulitis, abscess, and other soft tissue inflammatory conditions

  • Ultrasound guidance in assessment of pleural fluid, ascites, and the urinary bladder

  • Ultrasound guidance in emergency cardiac procedures

  • Summary