Ultrasound Physics and Technology

1st Edition

How, Why and When

Editors:

  • Vivien Gibbs
  • David Cole
  • Antonio Sassano
  • Key Features

    • Multiple choice questions for self-assessment and as a revision aid
    • Chapter on terminology with explanatory paragraphs of words and phrases used in diagnostic ultrasound
    • Troubleshooting guide - common problems and their solutions explored

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to diagnostic ultrasound
    2. Principles and physics of ultrasound imaging - simple terminology definitions
    3. The piezoelectric effect
    4. Acoustic impedance
    5. The ultrasound beam
    6. Transducers
    7. Resolution
    8. Ultrasound interactions and attenuation
    9. Artifacts
    10. Instrumentation and controls
    11. Physical principles of Doppler ultrasound
    12. Ultrasound safety
    13. Quality assurance and performance testing
    14. Mew technology and recent advances in ultrasound imaging
    15. Multiple choice questions, answers to multiple choice questions

    Details

    No. of pages:
    144
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702030413
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702049927