Interview with the author: Greg Bell on his recent AfJEM publication on POCUS training in Kenya — #badEM

Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Greg Bell regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “A pilot training program for point-of-care ultrasound in Kenya” by Greg Bell, Benjamin Wachira, Gerene Denning Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding author email: gerene-denning@uiowa.edu Authors’ twitter handles @GreggerEE &Continue reading “Interview with the author: Greg Bell on his recent AfJEM publication on POCUS training in Kenya — #badEM”

Clinical Question: How effective is intra-articular lidocaine for shoulder reduction?

The use of intra-articular lidocaine for shoulder dislocation is a reasonable and evidence-based approach to facilitate shoulder reduction. This Clinical Question outlines the evidence to support its use and links to an excellent point-of-care video for outlining the procedure. Source: Clinical Question: How effective is intra-articular lidocaine for shoulder reduction?

How full can the balloon be?

Ultrasound. Is there anything it can’t do? Well, yes. Lots of things although gastric ultrasound is supposed to be one of the things it does do. Andrew Weatherall has a bit on ultrasounds, guts and the real question: when should we worry about aspiration?  I’d like to think I’m pretty welcoming of technology. I amContinue reading “How full can the balloon be?”