Eur J Anaesthesiol 2018; 35:240–241 BOOK REVIEW Ultrasound in Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Management however, well written and supplement the knowledge Published online 22 December 2017 obtained through focused echocardiography courses. The eight case summaries provided are of relevance G Arthurs & B Nicholls to the pre-operative recognition and assessment of Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK; 2016 360 pages patients with potential cardiac co-morbidities. Both transthoracic (TTE) and transoesphageal (TOE) echo- ISBN 978-1-107-61832-9 cardiography are included interchangeably which could providesomeconfusion tothenovicesonographer. A is the second edition of the textbook originally published separate chapter covering TOE would be justiﬁed in under the title Ultrasound in Anesthetic Practice in 2009. view of its increasing perioperative and critical care This revised edition by Drs Arthurs and Nicholls has usage. been expanded and updated to include the use of ultra- sound within pain and airway management, including The chapters that follow include the use of ultrasound contributions from 26 authors with varying clinical back- in critical care, trauma and airway assessment. The grounds. airway assessment chapter is particularly interesting, discussing the potential beneﬁts of ultrasound for intu- The original title was published during a time when the bation, emergency front of neck
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