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Carotid Artery Dissection

"Significant cause of strokes in young/middle aged patients"
Olabiyi Akala, MD summarizes the signs, symptoms, and imaging options for making the diagnosis of carotid artery dissection, and discusses current controversies in management.


RUSH ("Rapid Ultrasound for Shock") Protocol

"The RUSH exam provides a framework for approaching the non-traumatic patient in the emergency department presenting with undifferentiated hypotension"
Olabiyi Akala, MD summarizes this set of ultrasound techniques that can help you rapidly determine the etiology of shock in a crashing patient.