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Ultrasound G.E.L.

Ultrasound G.E.L. – POCUS in Sepsis

Sepsis is a disease that is prevalent and has a high mortality. We now have a lot of emphasis being placed on early diagnosis of sepsis, early antibiotics, and early source control. We know that ultrasound can find a lot of potential causes for sepsis, and it can potentially save some time in doing so. This article takes a look to see how the diagnosis made with ultrasound compares to a traditional work up - both in time and accuracy.

Ultrasound G.E.L.

Ultrasound G.E.L. – Ultrasound Guided Femoral Nerve Blocks for Hip Fractures

Does the use of regional anesthesia for hip fractures improve outcomes in pain in the emergency department, pain and function postoperatively, and pain and function 6 weeks after discharge? Does the use of regional anesthesia for hip fractures decrease opioid requirements and side effect incidence?