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Rib Fractures Self-Diagnosis with Bedside Ultrasound

This week I sit down with Jimmy Cunningham, a community emergency medicine physician from Southern California. He sustained an injury while grappling, and the x-ray was negative. Check out what the ultrasound showed! If you’d like to come scan with … Read More

Which Line is Best in Arrest?

I recently got to hang out with some amazing people in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I sat down with Patrick Ockerse (@probeme) and Jon Vivolo (@pedalskiclimbdr) on the top of a mountain to chat about which lines are best in … Read More

Is McConnell’s Sign Useful for aPE?

Ultrasound (US) is an extremely valuable tool in the evaluation of patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism (aPE). I am planning on writing a few posts on what I think is the best way to utilize US in the evaluation of … Read More

You Should Start Scanning (Audio post)

Today, I’m going to be doing something a bit different.  I’ve published a purely audio post! Most of the time I’m definitely going to be doing this podcasts using videos since, you know, you need to see ultrasounds to learn from … Read More

The Two-Axis Technique for US-Guided Vascular Access

In the United States, its estimated that up to 100 million intravascular catheters are placed every year,1 and peripheral IV access has been said to be the most common procedure performed in the E.D. 2 Traditional landmark (LM) technique placement of IV catheters is usually … Read More

Cool Sono, Bro! US-Guided Blakemore Placement

This week a special guest (Terren Trott!) and I tackle a maybe never-before-seen technique of using ultrasound to guide Blakemore placement for a massive GI bleed. Check it out and let me know what you think! We still have a few … Read More

Cool Sono, Bro! Young Female with Abdo Pain

This week I come at you LIVE from Jackson Hole, Wyoming! Well, not really live, but it was definitely live when I recorded it a few months ago at Yellowstone Ultrasound 2017.  Dr. Duane Jurma and I talk about this case we … Read More

Presentation tips with Haney!

  We still have a few spots left for CaboFEST 2018! Offer code “5MINSONO10” gets you 10% off! If the beach isn’t “castle-y” enough for you, come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018! Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org. Subscribe and … Read More

Occam’s razor Vs Hickam’s dictum

Some of us may be trained to assume there is always a single unifying etiology of our patients symptoms, but that isn’t always necessarily the case. This week I sit down with Dr. Aaron Schneider to talk about a Cool Sono, … Read More