The Ultrasound Equipment
Some readers may be surprised to see described here a technology unit dating from 1992. Since this machine is simply perfect for critical ultrasound, and is still manufactured at the time of the present edition (some regular updates have involved only slight esthetic changes), we will just describe in two steps why we have not felt like changing this basic apparatus. In this chapter, we will simply describe it. In Chap. 30, we will compare it with the recent products in the market. Its main feature is its simplicity, in a field where a simple machine can really optimize the management of the critically ill.
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