Point of Care Ultrasound is now an essential skill of Fellowship trained Emergency Physicians. It is widely supported in national and international guidelines for a host of clinical settings, most notably expediting the appropriate care of both traumatically injuried and critically unwell patients as well as in the performance of needle-guided techniques such as central […]
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Essential Ultrasound Resources in our EDs…We all want it, Our patients all need it, Now you can sign and show support for it…
With ACEM accreditation standards being reviewed currently, now is the time to let the committee know how important Point-of-Care Ultrasound is. Please sign this petition asking the Accreditation Standards Working Group to recommend POCUS be a requirement of accreditation. EMUGs is proud to support this FACEM initiative.
Attention all ASUM members: Please be aware that the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine is electing a new Council member. The Emergency Medicine community has seen significant support and strides forward in guidance and development of recognised pathways towards safe clinician performed sonography, particularly by way of the CCPU certificate. This has been in […]
Attention all EMUGers… Now is your chance to save the date and lock in your attendance for the FOURTH EMUGs MEETING !! The program for Meeting IV has been released: Register HERE or at the top of the EMUGs.org website Download our flyer here to share in your Department…. & download a printable program here… Below […]
Alright Emuggers’ here is a challenging case I had a short while ago, did the RUSH exam save the day? you decide 72yo male: small hospital presentation: ischemic chest pain, IHD history, ECG looked something like this: Admitted for NSTEMI work up. developed a fever, cough, WCC 29, initial trop 1500. Discussed with cardiologist who recommended focus […]