Month: August 2017

Sono Basics: Focused Echocardiography

Focused echocardiography in the emergency department, also known as cardiac ultrasound, is a valuable tool used to help diagnose and manage a diverse array of cardiovascular pathology.  In this post, we will be going over the basic techniques and indications; future…

Bored Review – Anterior Uveitis

A patient presents with anterior uveitis. You have so many questions.   What is the uvea? The uvea is the term for the iris, ciliary body and choroid. The anterior uvea consists of the iris and ciliary body, while the…

Bored Review – Clavicle Fracture

A fit, young female dressed in cycling gear presents to your emergency department with a chief complaint of shoulder pain. Just prior to arrival, she was participating in a bike race in Prospect Park. As she was sprinting to the…