SonoSim, Inc., developer of the SonoSim® Ultrasound Training Solution, has appointed Emac SRL as the exclusive distributor for Italy. “Italy presents both SonoSim International and Emac a great opportunity to expand the rate of adoption of ultrasound in an already medically progressive country.”
Portland Marriott Downtown Portland, Oregon October 9-11, 2014
Ernest N Morial Convention Center New Orleans, LA October 11-13, 2014
This study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine aimed to assess the potential benefits of ultrasound for distal radius fracture manipulation and reduction.
SONOSIM SUMMARY: This study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine illustrated that emergency physicians demonstrate high levels of proficiency when using ultrasound to facilitate lumbar puncture. In the study, emergency physicians were able to quickly locate multiple anatomical landmarks significant to performing the procedure. Ferre RM, Sweeney TW. Emergency physicians can easily obtain …
This 4-year-old patient presents with fever and lethargy, without a clear infectious source. Preparing for image-guided lumbar puncture, what relevant anatomic landmarks can be identified using #ultrasound?
SONOSIM SUMMARY: In this prospective randomized study, two groups of emergency department patients with shoulder dislocations received either ketamine sedation analgesia or an ultrasound-guided suprascapular nerve block to facilitate shoulder reduction. Results demonstrated that patients in the group which underwent ultrasound-guided nerve blocks had a significantly shorter emergency department stay. Additionally, no statistical significance was …
This 77-year-old female presents with right shoulder pain after she fell off her bed. Using #ultrasound, please evaluate the right glenohumeral joint for pathology.