Title e-Learning educational center in medicine
Project Number LLP/LdV/TOI/RO/2010/006
Product Glossary of ultrasound terms
Title Glossary of ultrasound terms
Product Type material for open learning
Marketing Text The present glossary was developed in the framework of E-EDUMED LLP/LdV/TOI/RO/2010/006 and has been made specifically for educational purposes and personal development.
Description The glossary was developed by Ecomedica and UCV, includes 331 specific terms of physics ultrasound, clinical useful words in description of US information, image characteristics related terminology and ultrasound equipment terminology. The definitions used in this glossary of terminology either have been provided by the authors of the US training module, or have been extracted wholly or in part, or paraphrased from the internet resources. The terms and definitions are provided in English. The glossary is available as free resource on the project web site. The module can link reference terms, user can easily navigate between them.
Target group medical doctors
Result *available on project website/section results
Area of application
Ultrasound is one of the few clinical technologies where an understanding of the basic physics and operations helps the operator better interpret the informa¬tion gained. Medical doctors do not need a detailed description of ultrasound physics but do require a basic understanding of the technology to use it completely.