Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for Acute Aortic Syndromes

A New Diagnostic Algorithm?

By Michael Prats on 01/20/20 06:00 AM

Acute aortic syndromes such as aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, penetrating ulcer are tricky. No one wants to miss these deadly diseases, but we also don't want to test everyone who has the slightest sign of this wily diagnosis. Point of care ultrasound can detect signs of aortic pathologies, but there haven't been any good studies to determine if this is accurate or safe....until now.

US-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Acute Pain: The Evidence

Part 2

By Michael Prats on 12/23/19 05:00 AM

Back with more blocks in Part 2. Mike and Mike continue to explore, discuss, and laugh about the evidence for ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for acute pain management.

US-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Acute Pain: The Evidence

Part 1

By Michael Prats on 12/09/19 06:00 AM

Everyone who has ever done one knows that ultrasound guided blocks are great. They seem to help patients, they are fun to do, but are they supported by the evidence? Mike Stone joins in on this two part, special edition dive into the studies out there for performing ultrasound guided regional anesthesia for acute pain.

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