Physics of Ultrasound

Understanding the basic ultrasound physics presented in this section will be helpful for anesthesiologists to appropriately select the transducer, set the ultrasound system, and then obtain satisfactory imaging.

Optimizing an Ultrasound Image

This section features the importance of ultrasound image optimization and describes the scanning steps to obtain an improved view.

Equipment for Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Holly Evans, Karen C. Nielsen, M. Steve Melton, Roy A. Greengrass, and Susan M. Steele INTRODUCTION Continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) provide a number of advantages in the perioperative period. ...

Equipment for Regional Anesthesia

Vivian H. Y. Ip and Ban C. H. Tsui INTRODUCTION Regional anesthesia has become commonplace in many practices worldwide due to the increasing evidence of patient benefits, such as a ...