The mission of this rotation is to train future emergency physicians in the basics of emergency limited ultrasonography and to help them become proficient emergency sonographers who will use and incorporate their knowledge to positively enhance patient care. We will focus on bedside echo, aorta, gallbladder, EFAST including evaluation for pneumothorax, renal, pelvic, and soft tissue ultrasound, as well as ample of opportunity to become proficient at ultrasound guided vascular access. Other studies include assessment of volume status, foreign body location, musculoskeletal, scrotal, ocular and venous vascular scans.
Ma JO, Mateer JR, Blaivas M. Emergency Ultrasound. 2nd Ed. 2008
- You will receive textbook on first day. You must return it on the last Friday of your 4 week rotation.
- L. Connor Nickels, MD RDMS – Ultrasound Co-Director & Assistant Professor
- Giuliano De Portu, MD – Ultrasound Course Director
- Rohit Patel, MD – Director of Critical Care Ultrasound & Assistant Professor