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Ultrasound

The ultrasound topic is a collection of articles, tips, videos and resources to learn about the critical role of point-of-care or portable ultrasound and the valuable information it provides for patient assessment and treatment.

POCUS, ECG and assessment findings to look for to avoid the RV spiral of death
Another tool in the diagnostician’s briefcase
In a recent trial, Colorado’s South Metro Fire Rescue department found prehospital ultrasound had a substantial impact on decision making and patient management
Wireless handheld ultrasound equipment brings diagnostic imaging to patients regardless of location
Montgomery County Hospital District shares their findings trialing carotid ultrasound during CPR to enhance cardiac arrest response
Dr. JR Pickett examines the difference between a thoracic aortic dissection and an abdominal aortic aneurysm
Abdominal pain can be a benign case of indigestion, or immediately life-threatening, such as a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
Gone are the days of simply relying on visualizing the tube passing through the cords and watching for tube fogging, thanks to technology that helps verify tube placement
On this episode of Inside EMS, our co-hosts debate the value of point-of-care ultrasound and how much it should be utilized by providers
The new point-of-care ultrasound system includes embedded workflow, an adaptable form factor and improved image clarity
Handheld ultrasound technology can greatly enhance your assessment skills and scope of practice when it comes to secondary trauma assessment and vascular access
A demonstration showed real-time interactions between an EMS provider and a doctor two miles apart using 5G and VR technologies
Challenge EMS providers’ critical thinking and appropriate skill deployment with these 3 penetrating trauma scenarios, ranging from moderate hemorrhage to exsanguination
U.K. physicians saw a demonstration of the upcoming 5G network used in conjunction with the glove that gives real-time results to a physician at the hospital
When a live connection is initiated, the receiver will open a secure link via email or text message, which provides two-way audio and visual images