Emergency Ultrasound

Bedside ultrasound imaging has become an integral aspect of emergency care over the past few decades. From resuscitation of trauma patients to evaluation of acute dyspnea, bedside imaging allows the clinician a rapid and often life-saving view of pathology. Clinicians, researchers and educators have continued to develop both diagnostic and procedural bedside imaging in order to improve patient care.

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July 14, 2021

When the X-ray is Negative: Using POCUS to Increase Diagnostic Accuracy in Acute Knee Pain

A 55-year-old man presents to the emergency department with right knee pain. He was seen three days prior for the same complaint, and had a negative three-view X-ray at that time.

July 14, 2021

Portable Ultrasound Remote Guidance Systems

Over the last decade handheld ultrasound units have become increasingly portable, affordable, and capable of producing images comparable to larger cart-based machines.

July 14, 2021

Tips and Tricks: Best Practices for Ultrasound-Guided IV Placement

Placement of an ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous line (USPIV) has become an essential skill for any emergency physician.

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Education and Training

ACEP CME Ultrasound Education 

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From Program Creation to Workflow

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POCUS in COVID Town Hall Recording

An international discussion on the role, implementation, and concerns regarding POCUS in COVID

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