Browsing: Ultrasound

The ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block may be used as an adjunct to established methods during pulseless ventricular arrhythmias. It is a potentially lifesaving procedure that is within the eme
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 a
Periappendiceal abscesses are a rare complication of pediatric appendicitis. In this case presentation, the little-seen consequence was identified by point-of-care ultrasound.
Point-of-care ultrasound techniques can help improve diagnosis and care in a range of conditions. This POCUS For the Win report explains Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis.
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 corr
Velocity time integral (VTI), also called stroke distance, is an ultrasound measurement that can help the emergency medicine provider guide both differentials and treatment. Here we will focus on its
Emergency physicians have been shown to be accurate at visual estimation of the left ventricular ejection fraction without quantitative measurements. However, there is still value in a quick and easy
Cardiac arrest is one of the most demanding presentations for emergency physicians to manage. Focused transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has emerged as a valuable aid.
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.
A sick teen held in an ICE detention center was taken to the emergency department with non-specific findings of ascites and lymphadenopathy. Ultrasound helped differentiate omental tuberculosis from o