Category Name: ultrasound

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Hip Ultrasound and Arthrocentesis

"Emergency physicians with ultrasound training have been shown to be capable of visualizing effusions of the hip with a sensitivity between 80-85% and specificity between 98-100%"Tyler Dschaak, MD provides a brief overview of hip ultrasound in the ED, including diagnosis of effusions and arthrocentesis.

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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.