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The Ultrasound-Guided Genicular Nerve Block


The innervation of the knee is complex, but much of its sensory innervation is supplied by the genicular nerves, which are easy targets for ultrasound-guided nerve blocks. Step 2 Place the ultrasound system contralateral to the affected knee so that you have a clear line of sight of the ultrasound screen when performing the block.

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The 18 Best Online Ultrasound Course Providers

Life in the Fast Lane

Mike Cadogan The 18 Best Online Ultrasound Course Providers We made it easy to find the best online ultrasound course provider! Here are the top #FOAMed and paid options.


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Ultrasound Case 111

Life in the Fast Lane

Casey Parker and James Rippey Ultrasound Case 111 A 45 year old woman with chronic alcoholic liver disease presents to the ED with exertional dyspnoea and is noted to have a SpO2 of 90% at rest despite having a normal chest examination and CXR.

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PEM POCUS Series: Soft Tissue Ultrasound


Take the ALiEMU PEM POCUS: Soft Tissue Quiz Case Goals List the indications of performing a pediatric soft tissue point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). Pediatric Soft Tissue POCUS Ultrasound Technique Figure 1. Linear ultrasound transducer Probe Use a linear, high-frequency transducer. Describe the limitations of soft tissue POCUS.

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If an ED doc sees cholecystitis on ultrasound, believe them


Acute cholecystitis on ultrasound. Image by James Heilman, MD - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, [link] The diagnosis of cholecystitis can be made quickly and accurately in the emergency department using point-of-care ultrasound, according to a new meta-analysis.

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Best Of EAST #5: How Good Is Lung Ultrasound For Pneumothorax?

The Trauma Pro

They advise that the chest ultrasound should be used alone with caution. References: Lung ultrasound underdiagnoses clinically significant pneumothorax. Bottom line: This is an interesting and relatively large study. However, it is at odds with a paper published in 2021 from George Washington University. false negative rate.

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Ultrasound of the Month: Peritonsillar Abscess

Taming the SRU

IMAGING WITH ULTRASOUND Peritonsillar abscess is one of the most common deep space infections of the head and neck contributing significantly to health care costs in the United States. The use of point of care ultrasound for diagnosis and guidance of treatment may be an adequate alternative to obtaining CT imaging. 2012;147(3):472-474.