Browsing: Ultrasound

One of the most common fractures seen in the ED - and one of the most painful to manipulate and reduce prior to splinting. This nerve block can help.
Rib fractures - what a pain. Look into this regional nerve block that can help affected patients in your ED.
This condition typically presents acutely as a subcutaneous band on the dorsal penis, often accompanied by pain. The prevalence is estimated to be approximately 1.4%, but it's thought to be under-repo
Before employing this nerve block when addressing shoulder dislocations, ensure familiarity with the nerve structure in the area and assess whether it will be appropriate in the patient.
While there are a number of quantitative and qualitative assessments that can be used to evaluate right heart function, 2 measurements in particular can help differentiate acute versus chronic right h
Point-of-care ultrasound potentially saved a life in this case of cardiac tamponade in a patient with end-stage renal disease.
Ultrasound-guided subclavian vein access is a safe, effective and efficient option for central venous cannulation. Using ultrasound can decrease the time to cannulation in addition to many of the fear
Intraoral Ultrasound Guided Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage A peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a deep oropharyngeal infection that results in an accumulation of purulent material in the potential space
Controversies Surrounding Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in the ED Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia was first introduced in 1994, and it has since become a powerful tool for achieving ade
Management of Shock: Bedside Assessment of Cardiac Output A 75-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and coronary artery disease pres