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

INTRODUCTION Continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) provide a number of advantages in the perioperative period. These techniques provide the flexibility to prolong intraoperative anesthesia while avoiding the risks and side ...

Equipment for Regional Anesthesia

INTRODUCTION Regional anesthesia has become commonplace in many practices worldwide due to the increasing evidence of patient benefits, such as a reduction in pulmonary and thromboembolic complications, reduction in opioid ...