To Elizabeth, Davis, Natasha, Gabrielle, Rebekah, Elise, CJ, Chris, and Gracie…so grateful for your love and encouragement.
This edition is dedicated to Emergency Physicians and all providers who are delivering cost-effective and accurate medical care, because they have embraced point-of-care ultrasonography as an essential component of their practice. I also thank my family for their continued support through the editing phase of all four editions of this book.
To my beautiful wife Julianne and my beautiful daughters Kylie, Kate, and Shea—thanks for your love and support.
To my wonderful wife Kristin and my amazing children Madison, Joselyn, and Vance—all my love.
To my mom, Marianne, whose strength and courage has been an inspiration to me! Thank you to my wonderful wife, Lori, and children, Jacob, Adam, and Lucas for their loving support!
To my beautiful wife Meg, and my amazing children Norah and Hugo. Thank you for your patience and love.