This case report from the American Journal of Emergency Medicine showcases a 76-year-old male who presented to the ED with dyspnea.
Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is one of the most common deep neck space infections that can potentially have life-threatening complications if inadequately diagnosed and not treated promptly.
In patients with pulmonary embolism (PE), right ventricular strain (RVS) on transthoracic echocardiography by Cardiology has been shown to be an independent predictor of 30-day adverse outcomes.
Anatomical distribution of traumatic pneumothoraces on chest computed tomography: implications for ultrasound screening in the ED
This retrospective study from the American Journal of Emergency Medicine sought to find the optimal anatomic location for pulmonary ultrasonography, for trauma patients with pneumothoraces….
Liver trauma diagnosis with contrast-enhanced ultrasound: interobserver variability between radiologist and emergency physician in an animal study
This study from the American Journal of Emergency Medicine sought to compare liver trauma evaluation techniques using traditional ultrasound versus contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Radiologist and emergency medicine physicians performed both conventional ultrasound and contrast-enhanced ultrasound evaluations on rabbit livers that had sustained blunt trauma…
This case study from the Journal of Emergency Medicine describes how an emergency medicine physician used ocular ultrasonography to guide the diagnosis of new-onset optic neuritis in a 37-year-old diabetic male.