March 5, 2019
Cases That Count: Back Pain in the ED – It’s Not Always What You Think
A 76-year-old male with a past medical history of chronic back pain, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and cigarette smoking presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with worsening low back pa...
March 4, 2019
International Ultrasound: Opportunities and challenges for the use of handheld ultrasound devices in rural Kenya
Background The use of point-of-care ultrasound is key to the practice of emergency medicine, particularly in low resource areas where other radiology modalities are not readily available. In 2013, a p...
March 2, 2019
Ask the Expert: Ultrasound Transducer Disinfection - What do ACEP’s New Guidelines Mean for My ED?
ACEP approved the policy statement “Guideline for Ultrasound Transducer Cleaning and Disinfection” in June 2018 that applies to ultrasound probe cleaning in your emergency department.