Basics of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • James M Daniels
  • William W. Dexter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. James M. Daniels, William W. Dexter
    Pages 1-2
  3. Paul D. Tortland
    Pages 7-10
  4. Allyson S. Howe
    Pages 11-13
  5. J. Herbert Stevenson
    Pages 15-27
  6. Matthew C. Bayes
    Pages 29-34
  7. Joseph J. Albano
    Pages 35-41
  8. Pierre d’Hemecourt
    Pages 43-51
  9. Mark E. Lavallee
    Pages 53-61
  10. Kevin deWeber
    Pages 63-67
  11. John Hatzenbuehler
    Pages 69-75
  12. Patrick A. Smith, Matt E. Thornburg
    Pages 77-85
  13. Hip
    John Charles Hill, Matthew S. Leiszler
    Pages 87-91
  14. Anthony E. Joseph
    Pages 93-97
  15. Erik Adams
    Pages 99-118
  16. Ralf G. Thiele
    Pages 119-126
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 127-134

About this book


Musculoskeletal ultrasound has greatly changed the way healthcare providers in diverse fields diagnose and treat patients.  Advances in technology have made machines cheaper and easier to use while producing high quality real-time images at the bedside, prompting some to call it the "twenty-first century stethoscope." Many healthcare providers (including physicians, physical therapists, PAs and NPs, athletic trainers, emergency medical technicians and nurses) at different levels of training (practicing clinicians, teachers, students, residents and fellows) are seeking training and certification in this field. Basics of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound combines practical clinical aspects, from selecting the proper ultrasound machine to "knobology" and tissue scanning, to specific information organized by anatomical structure.  By following this very easy step-by-step guide, the clinician can easily reference the patient's position, transducer position and the structure to be scanned, and all instructions correspond with recently published ultrasound guidelines.


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Editors and affiliations

  • James M Daniels
    • 1
  • William W. Dexter
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Southern Illinois UniversityDept. of Family and Community MedicineQuincyUSA
  2. 2.Maine Medical Center, Tufts University School of MedicineSports Medicine and Family MedicinePortlandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3214-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3215-9
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