Emergency Ultrasound

Emergency Ultrasound Section Newsletter - March 2019

From the Chair By Daniel Theodoro, MD, MSCI

Ask the Expert: Ultrasound Transducer Disinfection By Scott Kurpiel, MD, MBA

Cases That Count: Back Pain in the ED – It’s Not Always What You Think By Bushra Ahmad, MD; Kayla Dewey, MD; Michael Lu, MD

Cases That Count: Hypotensive and Confused By Samuel Southgate, MS3 and Meghan Kelly Herbst, MD

Fellow’s Corner: Clinical Ultrasound Fellowship Match By Jeremy Boyd, MD; Arthur Au, MD; Marina Shpilko, DO

#FOAMus – The POCUS Atlas By Zack Grambos, MD

International Ultrasound: Opportunities and challenges for the use of handheld ultrasound devices in rural Kenya By Grace Wanjiku, MD, MPH; Shirley Wu, MD; Kristen Dwyer, MD, MPH; Patricia Henwood, MD

International Ultrasound: Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Ascariasis Infection: An Alarming Finding in the Remote Territory of Eastern Honduras By Jett MacPherson, MS2; Saundra Jackson, MD; Wesley Wallace, MD

Journal Club: Jugular Venous Compliance to Assess Decompensated Heart Failure By Joshua Guttman, MD

Journal Club: Draining an abscess? Ultrasound can probably help By Michael Zwank, MD and Zack Grambos, MD

Tips and Tricks: Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia of the Hand By Siobhan Smith, MD, MS and Viveta Lobo, MD

Updates from the ACEP EUS Coding and Reimbursement Subcommittee By Jennifer Marin, MD, MSc and Stanley Wu, MD, MBA

Updates from the ACEP EUS Resident Education Subcommittee By Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD and Stephen Alerhand, MD


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