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What is EMUGs?

EMUGs is a not-for-profit, special interest group focused on progressing POCUS in Emergency Medicine.


Our Purpose

To support clinicians to perform and integrate high quality ultrasound in acute care.

Our Vision

To improve patient outcomes through the universal practice of focused ultrasound in acute care settings

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We believe that the use of Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in the Emergency Department improves patient care and patient outcomes.

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Germitec’s Hypernova Chronos

Germitec’s Hypernova Chronos Wins Prestigious Prix Galien Award for First-of-its-Kind UV-C Ultrasound Probe High Level Disinfection Syste...

POCUS Credentialing & Archiving Solutions

The importance of a standardised and centralised POCUS Workflow Management System

EM POCUS in Ethiopia - Meet Dr Temesgen Beyene

Tell us a bit about yourself... I am currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care at Addis Ababa University Col...

Introducing EMUGs Co-Founder and POCUS Hero... Dr Chris Partyka

1. Professional Qualifications (A bit about Chris, professionally speaking…) Chris is an Emergency Physician who was born, raised, train...

Combatting COVID-19: is ultrasound an important piece in the diagnostic puzzle?

By: Cian McDermott , Joseph Daly, Simon Carley As published in the Emergency Medicine Journal

PROFILE OF AN EMUGER: MARTIN NECAS

Clinical Specialist Sonographer, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. Who is MARTIN NECAS? The Official Scoop A  bit about Martin, pr...

CASE STUDY: INTERESTING CARDIAC ARREST CASE - DR STEVE KORBEL

This is a very unusual case. A 74 yr old presented with constipation, he had a back- ground history of emphysema, and was otherwise well ...

CASE STUDY: BILIARY SEPSIS WITH A TWIST - DR STEVE KORBEL

A 75 yr old with a history of recently being diagnosed with gastric carcinoma, treated with a partial gastrectomy, presented with vomiting

CASE: UNRESOLVED FLARES OF LEG REDNESS AND SWELLING

At 11 pm while working in our low acuity area I saw a 69 year old man with a flare up of left leg pain, swelling, and redness in upper th...

GOAL-DIRECTED ECHO IN RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Watch this on-demand webinar hosted by Canadian ICU Medical Director, Dr Robert Arntfield in conjunction with Fujifilm Sonosite, discussi...

VASCULAR ACCESS & UTILISING ULTRASOUND IN CARDIAC AS WELL AS LUNG ASSESSMENTS FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS.

Matthew Ostroff, a 2020 Suzanne Herbst Award recipient, hosts an on-demand Webinar in which he discusses vascular access for the COVID-19...

COVID-19 HYGIENE AND PROBE DISINFECTION

High-level disinfection is critical in the #COVID19 environment. Watch this video from 123sonography and GE Healthcare for helpful tips o...