Chapter 14. Ultrasound in Austere and Mass Casualty Settings

  1. Adam Brooks1,
  2. Jim Connolly2 and
  3. Otto Chan3
  1. Leonard J King

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch14

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

Ultrasound in Emergency Care

How to Cite

King, L. J. (2004) Ultrasound in Austere and Mass Casualty Settings, in Ultrasound in Emergency Care (eds A. Brooks, J. Connolly and O. Chan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755822.ch14

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



  • medical ultrasound;
  • false negative examination;
  • humanitarian operations;
  • diagnostic performance;
  • acoustic windows


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Use of ultrasound in geographically remote locations

  • Use of ultrasound on military operations

  • Use of ultrasound on humanitarian operations

  • Use of ultrasound in the trauma/mass casualty setting

  • Summary