As I am adding the Books page to this blog, I thought to throw in a little review of a great book by Allison Holley from Down Under. Allison is an experienced pediatric sonographer and a recognized sono-educator. While “Pediatric Ultrasound – A Practical Guide” might not be a typical POCUS-oriented text, it is certainly worth your time. It takes you through the whole spectrum of the most common pediatric ultrasound application, and spells out how to get it right! From technical tips, through great images to mini-reviews of the most pertinent literature. It’s a must-have for anyone who scans kids!
We are back with the SonoKids ultrasound articles!
- Concern for hand fractures? – Sono can help
- FAST in kids? – I’d say let’s start doing it more and everywhere – first actions then conclusions
- To tube or not to tube your tiny patient? – Sono to rescue
- Your X-rays is broken and you just placed a gastric tube? – Use sono instead
- Bladder aspiration? – Do it sono-guided
Over the past few days pediatric FAST shareholders report a lot of unrest on the Twitter market. FAST Jones up, FASTdaq down – should I stay or should I go now? Feverish debate about the value of the pediatric FAST stock continues… Major headlines announce:
I feel challenged to defend the honor of the CLiNiCALLY iNTEGRATED eFAST exam. After all, as EM docs we are expansive generalists rather than cocooned partialists… We take all the clues we can get, and put them together while creating a pretty complete picture of a GiVEN PATiENT in a GiVEN CLiNiCAL SCENARiO.