This article from the Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine details a study in which anesthesiology residents were assessed on their ultrasound proficiency in a competition that utilized elements of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).
This article from the Annals of Emergency Medicine details a two-group, parallel, randomized trial in which operators used either ultrasound imaging or landmark techniques to obtain peripheral venous access in patients with varying degrees of venous-access difficulty.
This article presents several interesting case studies in which diagnostic transvaginal ultrasonography performed for evaluation of pelvic pain revealed nongynecologic etiologies.
This article from the Journal of Emergency Medicine explores the impact of leg position during femoral central line placement, and specifically how leg positioning affects femoral vein diameter and degree of femoral artery overlap during the procedure.
This 18-year-old-female presents with acute left lower abdominal pain. Last known menstrual period was 2 months ago. Vitals: T=38 C BP= 100/60 mmHg HR= 110 bpm RR=28 bpm O2 sat= 100% on RA. Please use sonography to evaluate her pelvis.
SonoSim, Inc., the world’s leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has officially announced the development of a comprehensive OB-GYN ultrasound training program. The program is designed to assist OB-GYN graduate medical education and diagnostic medical sonography training institutions in preparing students to perform OB-GYN ultrasonography.
Making an Impact in Global Health with SonoSim American physicians working through the US-based, nonprofit organization Health Volunteers Overseas brought SonoSim ultrasound training and education to Ugandan physicians. The training was delivered at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, located at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology, in January of this year. HVO physicians used SonoSim …
This 44-year-old female with a history of cardiomyopathy presents with progressive shortness of breath. Vitals: T=36 C BP= 90/p mmHg HR= 95 bpm RR=32 bpm O2 sat= 94% on 100% non-rebreather mask. Please evaluate the patient’s heart with sonography.