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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September 12, 2022

Chair’s Letter

Our excellent quarterly ACEP Section newsletter is again coming to you filled with POCUS articles from our amazing team.

September 12, 2022

Cardiac Tamponade and Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis

Cardiac tamponade is an uncommon yet important diagnosis to make in the emergency department (ED). It results from an acute or subacute pericardial effusion accumulating under pressure, which prevents...

September 12, 2022

Ultrasound-Guided Superficial Cervical Plexus Block

A 73-year-old female presents to the emergency department (ED) with right-sided clavicular pain.

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ACEP CME Ultrasound Education 

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

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