Point-of-Care ultrasound techniques for the small animal practitioner
Point-of-Care ultrasound techniques for the small animal practitioner
2nd ed., 1002 pages, 3000 ill., John Wiley & Sons, April 2021
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This book offers a thorough revision and update to the first landmark book that presented a standardized approach to focused point-of-care ultrasound exams of the abdomen, thorax, musculoskeletal and eye in veterinary practice. Now incorporating new applications for focused ultrasound exams and additional species, this Second Edition continues to be a state-of-the-art reference for using abbreviated ultrasound exams in clinical practice. A companion website features supplementary video clips of these point-of-care techniques depicting actual ultrasound exams for comparison and comprehension.
New chapters in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, Second Edition cover ultrasound-guided nerve blocks, musculoskeletal, brain imaging, and applications of focused ultrasound techniques in cats, exotics and marine mammals—making it an essential purchase for veterinarians wanting to incorporate point-of-care ultrasound techniques into their veterinary practices.
  • Presents a standardized approach to point-of-care ultrasound as an extension of the physical exam, including trauma, non-trauma, and monitoring applications
  • Includes coverage of new techniques for focused ultrasound exams, including lung, anesthesia and ultrasound guided nerve blocks, transcranial brain imaging, musculoskeletal, volume status evaluation, and rapid assessment for treatable forms of shock
  • Adds cats, exotic and wildlife mammals, and marine mammals to the existing canine coverage
  • Emphasizes the integration of point-of-care ultrasound techniques for optimizing patient care and accurate patient assessment
  • Offers access to a companion website with supplementary video clips showing many clinically relevant didactic examples
The second edition of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner is an excellent resource for veterinary practitioners, ranging from the general practitioner to nearly all clinical specialists, including internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, anesthesiology, ophthalmology, exotics, and zoo medicine specialists, and veterinary students.

List of Contributors
Foreword - Nilam Soni, MD
Preface - Gregory R. Lisciandro, DVM
Section 1: Ultrasound Basics
Chapter 1 POCUS: Introduction - Gregory R. Lisciandro, DVM
Chapter 2 POCUS: Basic Ultrasound Physics - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 3 POCUS: Basic Ultrasound Artifacts - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 4 POCUS: Basic Ultrasound Scanning - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 5: POCUS: Top Ultrasound Mistakes During Global FAST - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Section 2: The Abdomen
Chapter 6 POCUS: AFAST - Introduction and Image Acquisition - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 7 POCUS: AFAST - Clinical Integration - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 8 POCUS: Liver & Gallbladder - Stephanie Lisciandro, Jennifer Gambino, Sarah Young
Chapter 9 POCUS: Spleen - Stephanie Lisciandro, Sarah Young
Chapter 10 POCUS: Kidney - Stephanie Lisciandro, Sarah Young
Chapter 11 POCUS: Urinary Bladder - Stephanie Lisciandro, Sarah Young
Chapter 12 POCUS: Gastrointestinal Tract & Pancreas - Søren R. Boysen and Jennifer Gambino
Section 3: Reproductive and Pediatric
Chapter 13 POCUS: Reproductive - Imaging the Male - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 14 POCUS: Reproductive Female - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 15 POCUS: Dystocia - Robert M. Fulton
Chapter 16 POCUS: Pediatrics - Autumn P. Davidson and Tomas W. Baker
Section 4: The Thorax
Chapter 17 POCUS: TFAST - Introduction and Image Acquisition - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 18 POCUS: TFAST - Clinical Integration - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 19 POCUS: Heart - Introduction and Image Acquisition - Teresa DeFrancesco
Chapter 20 POCUS: Heart - Abnormalities of Valves, Myocardium and Great Vessels - Teresa DeFrancesco
Chapter 21 POCUS: Heart - Pericardial Effusion and Pericardiocentesis - Teresa DeFrancesco
Chapter 22 POCUS: Vet BLUE - Introduction and Image Acquisition - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 23 POCUS: Vet BLUE - Clinical Integration - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Section 5: Vascular
Chapter 24 POCUS: Central Venous and Arterial Catheterization - Scott Chamberlin
Chapter 25 POCUS: Vascular Veins and Arteries - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 26 POCUS: Caudal Vena Cava - Kris Gommeren, Elodie Darnis, Anne-Christine Merveille
Section 6: Nervous System
Chapter 27 POCUS: Eye - Jane Cho
Chapter 28 POCUS: Brain - Image Acquisition - Cibele F. Carvalho
Chapter 29 POCUS: Brain - Clinical Integration - Cibele F. Carvalho
Chapter 30 POCUS: Nerve Blocks - Forelimb - Pablo E. Otero and Diego A. Portela
Chapter 31 POCUS: Nerve Blocks - Pelvic Limb - Pablo E. Otero and Diego A. Portela
Chapter 32 POCUS: Nerve Blocks - Trunk - Pablo E. Otero and Diego A. Portela
Chapter 33 POCUS: Nerve Blocks - Neuroaxial - Pablo E. Otero and Diego A. Portela
Section 7: Musculoskeletal
Chapter 34 POCUS: Musculoskeletal - Soft Tissue - Susanne M. Stieger-Vanegas
Chapter 35 POCUS: Musculoskeletal - Bones and Joints - Susanne M. Stieger-Vanegas
Section 8: Monitoring
Chapter 36 POCUS: Global FAST for Patient Monitoring and Staging - Gregory Lisciandro
Chapter 37 POCUS: Global FAST - Rapidly Detecting Treatable Forms of Shock, ALS and CPR - Gregory Lisciandro
Chapter 38 POCUS: VetFAST-ABCDE - Andrea Armenise
Section 9: Cats, Exotics, Marine Mammals
Chapter 39 POCUS: Feline Abdomen and Thorax Differences - Daniel Rodriguez, Gregory R. Lisciandro
Chapter 40 POCUS: Exotic Companion Mammals - Sara Gardhouse, Hugues Beaufrère
Chapter 41 POCUS: Marine Mammals - Gregory R. Lisciandro, Jennifer Gambino, Debra Moore, Enrique Yarto
Chapter 42 POCUS: Birds and Reptiles - Sara Gardhouse, Hugues Beaufrère
Section 10: Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
Chapter 43 POCUS: Ultrasound-Guided Procedures - Søren R Boysen
Chapter 44 POCUS: Ultrasound-guided Lung and Thoracic Sampling - Daniel Rodriguez
Section 11: Program Management
Chapter 45 POCUS: Setting Up Successful POCUS and FAST Ultrasound Programs - Gregory R. Lisciandro
Appendix 1 - Quick References and Normal Values
Appendix II - Goal-Directed Templates
Appendix III - Abbreviations, Terms, Glossary

Gregory R. Lisciandro
DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ACVECC, is a consultant with Hill Country Veterinary Specialists and CEO of FASTVet.com in Spicewood, Texas, USA.

Item Code: DIAIM134
ISBN: 9781119460985
Weigth: 2800 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Diagnostic imaging
VAT: VAT Exempt