SAEM Resident Education Modules

The SAEM Resident Education Committee for Bedside Ultrasonography has published a series of modules designed to used for resident education.  This is another excellent resource out there for anyone teaching bedside ultrasound, and amounts to a mini-textbook. Take a look here.    Read more

Case 5

Here’s a quick case. Patient presents with urinary retention, Foley catheter placed, blood-tinged urine output. Initially the patient experiences great relief but gradually develops suprapubic discomfort again. Questions: What’s inside the bladder? What’s the bladder volume? How is that catheter working? What’s that bright echogenic arc coming of the superficial aspect of the Foley bulb?Read more

ACEP 2011- Ultrasound Management Course

The ACEP Ultrasound Section hosted its annual Ultrasound Management Course on Friday October 14. This year’s course was organized by directors Vivek Tayal and Troy Foster and co-directors Rajesh Geria and Bret Nelson. Special thanks to ACEP organizers Marilyn Bromley and Julie Williams who were instrumental in putting the course together. Over 125 participants registeredRead more