This popular text provides a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the physics and technology of medical ultrasound, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. Covering all aspects of the field at a level that meetings the requirements of accredited sonography courses, it is ideal for both trainee and qualified healthcare professionals practising ultrasound in a clinical setting. Building on the content of previous editions, this third edition provides the latest guidance relating to ultrasound technology, quality assurance and safety and discusses the latest techniques.

chapter 1|5 pages

Introduction to B-mode imaging

chapter 2|30 pages


chapter 4|28 pages

B-mode instrumentation

chapter 6|13 pages

B-mode measurements

chapter 7|16 pages

Principles of Doppler ultrasound

chapter 8|11 pages

Blood flow

chapter 9|19 pages

Spectral Doppler ultrasound

chapter 10|22 pages

Colour flow

chapter 13|19 pages

Contrast agents

chapter 14|16 pages


chapter 15|20 pages

Quality assurance

chapter 16|20 pages

Safety of diagnostic ultrasound