In this month’s Coaching Corner emergency physician and ultrasound guru Allan Whitehead walks through a number of cases that illustrate how ultrasound can reduce or replace x-rays.
Allan makes the case that there are clear examples and common presentations/procedures – in an emergent and post-procedural context – where ultrasound should be your ‘go-to’ imaging modality. Whether it’s investigating chest pain and trauma, fractures and dislocations, or procedural – ultrasound can do it faster and better than x-ray. If nothing else, ultrasound should always be by your side for clavicular fractures and pleural taps…
With tips and tricks, cases and learning pearls there is something for everyone. And as always this is followed up by a live Q&A.
Recorded Thursday 4 November 2021