Pediatric Ultrasound Q&A
Jim Tsung, MD
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Apr 08, 2021
Pediatric Gonococcal Hip Arthritis Diagnosed by Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound-Guided Arthrocentesis
Point-of-care ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis performed in the emergency department can expedite the diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis, potentially averting the need for surgery.
Jun 12, 2021
A Case Study of Juvenile Ovarian Cancer and the Importance of POCUS in the ED
How important is appropriate imaging in the ED? One father - who's also an emergency physician - shares a firsthand account of repeated trips to the pediatric emergency room before imaging helped correctly diagnose cancer in his 8-month-old daughter.
Aug 10, 2021
Acute Abdominal Pain in a Child
Point-of-care ultrasound can be used to detect Meckel’s diverticulum as the underlying etiology of lower abdominal pain in pediatric patients. In the following case, bedside family-centered teaching and demonstration of the findings was a direct benefit of point-of-care ultrasound.