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WINFOCUS- Singapore 2010

Bret Nelson returned to Singapore this month to join the faculty for a WINFOCUS introductory ultrasound course. Over fifty registrants from all over Singapore were in attendance, representing emergency medicine, critical care, surgery, internal medicine, anesthesia, and nephrology. Many thanks to Dr. Francis Lee, course director as well as Dr. Toh Hong Chuen who organizedRead more

2010 MSSM ED Critical Care Conference

Always well received, our annual ED critical care conference is not to be missed if you are in the area.  Hope to see you there.Read more

Case 4

Thanks to Eduardo Lacalle for his presentation of the Ultrasound case of the month yesterday at Elmhurst conference.  Here’s a quick summary. 29M BIBEMS after assault.  Intoxicated but awake and cooperative.  Only complains of right eye and right flank pain. Vital Signs are stable.  The patient has some superficial right periorbital abrasions.  He is tenderRead more

Journal Club – December 2009

This month we reviewed two articles on ultrasound guidance for central access.  The first of these was an instructive case series by Mike Blaivas — Video Analysis of Accidental Cannulation with Dynamic Ultrasound Guidance for Central Venous Access: Michael Blaivas: J Ultrasound Med 2009; 28:1239–1244. At the author’s institution, a continuous recording of ultrasound guidanceRead more