We talk about a case where the CT scan missed a veritable hacksack of gallstones within the RUQ.
This week we're going to talk about a case where I was able to quickly and safely disposition a patient home based solely on an ultrasound.... and a UA.
If you like hanging out and you like ultrasound, come to Cabofest. Hang out with me, Mike Mallin, Matt Dawson, Haney Mallemat, Rob Rogers, Salim Rezaie and many more!
Have you ever had a busy emergency department? Have you ever had a patient with a fracture that you needed to sedate and you wish you didn't have to? Well, wish no further and do a nerve block. This week we're going to talk about a case where bedside forearm nerve blocks were used to quickly disposition a patient home. Enjoy!
Due to the gap between posts as of late, I wanted to do a high-yield/short topic. I've been increasingly using a trans-abdominal linear probe in early pregnancy, and have been avoiding unneccessary trans-vaginal scans. This is good for patient satisfaction and for increasing patient throughput. Take a look and let me know what you think!
Greetings from Ireland! I just got into the airport in Dublin and am waiting for @ultrasoundjelly to land so we can go to our hotel for SMACCdub (The most amazing worldwide conference I've ever been to). In the meantime, check out this podcast.
So you've heard about how awesome bedside echo is and how it can be used to quickly and accurately diagnose life threatening pathology, but you're not sure how to actually get those views. Check out this video for some tips on how to optimize your echo views and save a life.