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Pregnancy Ultrasound 

Pregnancy Ultrasound
Chapter:
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Author(s):

Maria Tamborski

, Sarah Medeiros

, Daniel Weingrow

, and Pamela Dyne

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190696825.003.0009
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date: 28 January 2022

This chapter uses clinical vignettes and multiple-choice questions to explore core and advanced principles of ultrasound applicable to pregnant patients. The cases assess image acquisition pearls and pitfalls, image interpretation, false positive and negative findings, and integration into patient management. Clinical vignettes include stable and unstable patients presenting with undifferentiated symptoms such as abdominal pain, flank pain, or hypotension. Each case includes detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answer choices, incorporating landmark studies as well as the latest literature that clinical sonographers will find of interest. Relevant references and sources for each case are also included, as well as keywords for each section.

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