Fifty Shades of Grey

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My hand felt like it was shaking, sweat was beginning to bead on my forehead, and my eyes were beginning to go cross as I stared at what seemed like fifty shades of static grey. As the probe slid gracefully across the volunteer’s right axillary line, the instructor had me stop and there it was…Morrison’s […]

State of the POCUS

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Hey y’all! This is going to be a kind of “State of the POCUS” post about new things, upcoming things…and things (If you are reading this, I have slipped the previous sentence past Branden…things) [I see what you did there -Ed.]. We will be producing more rich content later on this week or early next […]

Anatomy of an ultrasound probe

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Ultrasound probes. Why are there different kinds of them and how do they work? One of the more perplexing aspects for newcomers to ultrasound is often the probes. Isn’t there an “abdominal probe” and a “cardiac probe”, so why don’t they make an “EMS probe?” Today we will talk about the ultrasound probe and hopefully […]

Patient Zero

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  After being bitten by the ultrasound bug at SMACC, I have been stewing over this question for a while now: how can I contribute to this amazing group of EMS professionals? Especially when I loathe the thought of writing and I don’t have easy access to ground breaking material? I have come across some […]