As ultrasound systems get improve, so does the requirement to use the system controls to our advantage. In addition, in recent years workloads have increased and time more scare so good optimization of system controls should help to make the job of a sonographer much easier. But is is easy to forget what all of these controls and settings do and how best to use them. With that in mind, we have put together a few resources from around the web to give you a recap as and when you need it.

System Controls and Knobology

To start with, here is a great article entitled ‘An Introduction to Ultrasound Physics and Knobology‘ by J. Luis Enriquez and Teresa S. Wu (2014) in Critical Care Clinics. Download below.

Here is another great article entitled ‘Basic Introduction to Ultrasound Physics and Knobology‘ by Mark P. Hamlin, MD, MS (Associate Professor of Anethesiology and Surgery at the University of Vermont College of Medicine/WINFOCOS. Download below.

We’ve also put together a few videos on knobology for your to learn or recap when needed.

Insightful Video by Marc Kohli on general system controls you will find on an ultrasound scanner. PART 1. To follow his channel click here.

Insightful Video by Marc Kohli on general system controls you will find on an ultrasound scanner. PART 2. To follow his channel click here.

Knobology tutorial PART 1 by Simon’s Training Videos. To follow their channel click here.

Knobology tutorial PART 2 by Simon’s Training Videos. To follow their channel click here.