Physics and instrumentation of ultrasound.

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A thorough understanding of the physics of ultrasound waves and the instrumentation will provide the user with a better understanding of the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound equipment. The ultrasound machine combines two technologies: image production (M-mode and 2-dimensional imaging) with Doppler assessment (continuous and pulse wave as well as color-flow mapping). These distinct technologies have been combined to provide the examiner with the ability to make accurate and comprehensive diagnoses and guide therapeutic intervention.

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@article{Lawrence2007PhysicsAI, title={Physics and instrumentation of ultrasound.}, author={J. P. Lawrence}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2007}, volume={35 8 Suppl}, pages={S314-22} }