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Data on Critical Care Medicine Described by Researchers at University of Arizona

February 7, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Research findings on Critical Care Medicine are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating from Phoenix, Arizona, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The use of ultrasonography in medical practice has evolved dramatically over the last few decades and will continue to improve as technological advances are incorporated into daily medical practice."

Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the University of Arizona, "Although ultrasound machine size and equipment have evolved, the basic principles and fundamental functions have remained essentially the same. This article reviews the general ultrasound apparatus design, the most common probe types available, and the system controls used to manipulate the images obtained."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Becoming familiar with the machine and the controls used for image generation optimizes the scans being performed and enhances the use of ultrasound in patient care."

For more information on this research see: An Introduction to Ultrasound Equipment and Knobology. Critical Care Clinics, 2014;30(1):25-45,CP1. Critical Care Clinics can be contacted at: W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc, 1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Ste 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2899, USA. (Elsevier -; Critical Care Clinics -

The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting J.L. Enriquez, University of Arizona, Coll Med Phoenix, Emergency Med Maricopa Med Center, EM Residency Program, Phoenix, AZ 85008, United States (see also Critical Care Medicine).

Keywords for this news article include: Phoenix, Arizona, United States, Critical Care Medicine, North and Central America

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Source: Health & Medicine Week

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