Basic Science and Instrumentation

Welcome! This community focuses on the science and technology associated with medical ultrasound. Topics of interest include diagnostic and therapeutic applications of ultrasound, bioeffects, and technological advancement.

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Online Lectures

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Portable Ultrasound: Technology in Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Quantitative Ultrasound: What We Can Measure
Shear Wave Imaging
Ultrasound Bioeffects for the Practitioner: This Could Happen to You
Clinical Applications of Quantitative Ultrasonography
Ultrasound Image-Guided Therapy
How Does Ultrasound Compare in Safety and Radiation Dose to Other Imaging Modalities?

Educational Events

2014 AIUM Annual Convention and Preconvention Program • March 29-April 2, 2014 • Las Vegas, NV

Webinars

Bioeffects of Ultrasound: Reviewing Our Knowledge and Perspective

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

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Publications

Acoustic Output Labeling Standard for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment: A Standard for How Manufacturers Should Specify Acoustic Output Data, Revision 1

Acoustic Output Measurement Standard for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment: Revision 1, 2004 (NEMA UD 2-2004)

AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Performance Criteria and Measurements for Doppler Ultrasound Devices: Technical Discussion - 2nd Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment

Standard Methods for Calibration of 2D and 3D Spatial Measurement Capabilities of Pulse Echo Ultrasound Imaging Systems

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