McGraw-Hill’s Pocket Guide to Perioperative and Critical Care Echocardiography is a handy pocket-sized book that simplifies the subject of echocardiography, including transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE), transthoracic and surface ultrasound applications, as well as focusing on explaining the basic and essential information needed for its use by surgeons and anaesthetists in surgery.
Presented in a concise, practical format this handbook includes tables, useful clinical tips and an extensive range of images and diagrams.
Accompanying this book is an Online Learning Centre containing an extensive collection of moving ultrasound images for detailed views, with graphics for further explanations and pointers to specific images. The videos and graphics are situated in a simple navigational program and are referred to in the Pocket Guide by icons, providing an integrated and effective learning tool.
- Essential information presented in a clear, easy to understand style.
- Concise, practical format with tables, clinical tips and lists throughout.
- High-quality images and simple line diagrams for basic views.
- Contributions from leading experts in the field.
Colin Royse, MBBS, MD, FANZCA
Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Royal Melbourne Hospital; Associate Professor and co-head of the Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia.
Garry Donnan, MBBS, FANZCA
Staff Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Alistair Royse, MBBS, MD, FRACS. Cardiothoracic surgeon, Royal Melbourne and Western Hospitals, Victoria, Australia; Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia.