Top 3 Articles – DVT

In this series, we cut to the chase and highlight our choice for the the top three articles on a given topic. Read on for the articles and brief discussion. Three DVT articles that every emergency physician should know. What are they? 1) If…

XRS – 1

X-Ray Stinks #1: Finger Injury In this new series we will highlight cases where ultrasound proved more useful than x-ray. A seven year old boy presented with distal phalanx pain, tenderness after a fall. The following x-ray was performed: W…

Gulfcoast ultrasound

Bret Nelson recently filmed a webinar on critical care ultrasound at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute in Florida. He discussed evaluation of the hypotensive patient, incorporating Scott Weingart’s RUSH exam as well as other literature o…

Critical Ultrasound Journal

The Emergency and Critical Care community will no doubt benefit from this new journal.  The Critical Ultrasound Journal is the official publication of the international ultrasound group WINFOCUS (world interactive network focused on critic…

Ponte Vedra 2010

We are pleased to present our annual critical care ultrasound pre-conference course at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine symposium in Ponte Vedra, Florida on June 23. Each year this intensive, hands on course features ultra…

WINFOCUS Pisa 2010

The second session of the 1st International Consensus Conference on Pleural and Lung Ultrasound was held in Pisa, Italy May 11-12.  Ultrasound leaders from across the globe were present, including Mount Sinai’s Jim Tsung. Thwarting r…

Cell Phone Probes

Wow. Really interesting article from Science Daily. This beats the GE VScan. Looks like it works with Microsoft Windows on smartphones, so not ready for iPhone…yet.

May 2010