Carolina Vega, MD

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Ultrasound Director for Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center

Fellowships: Emergency Ultrasound, University of Massachusetts
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Michigan
 University of Connecticut
Medical school: Tufts University School of Medicine

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An important goal for cardiac point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) curricula is creating a straightforward method of remembering ultrasound probe orientation.
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A leading goal for any point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) curriculum is creating excellent, low-cost, rapid-assembly models for teaching. Associated goals include minimizing the assembly units and maxim
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Periappendiceal abscesses are a rare complication of pediatric appendicitis. In this case presentation, the little-seen consequence was identified by point-of-care ultrasound.
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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
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Pediatric patients with abdominal pain and dysuria - even older children - may be suffering the effects of infected urachal remnants. How can you treat this condition?
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Juvenile dermatomyositis is a treatable idiopathic inflammatory myopathy that causes progressive proximal muscle weakness and characteristic dermatologic phenomena. Without treatment, there is signifi