ACP seeks instructors for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Pre-Course at Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Faculty members will receive a stipend and complimentary registration to the meeting. Complete an online questionnaire to learn more.
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New SHM statement offers recommendations on ultrasound guidance for thoracentesis | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The position statement from the Society of Hospital Medicine notes that ultrasound guidance has been associated with increased success rates and decreased complication rates for thoracentesis.
New score for syncope may predict risk of echocardiography findings | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The authors said that the score, if validated, could improve resource use and promote high-value care.
This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about ultrasound use.
Point-of-care and critical care ultrasound—register now for November course | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, in cooperation with ACP, are offering a course called “Point-of-Care and Critical Care Ultrasound, Incorporating Ultrasound in the Practice of Medicine.
Credentialing and training hospitalists to use handheld ultrasounds.
Stress echo and CCTA show similar safety, effectiveness for ED chest pain triage | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) did provide diagnoses of more noncardiac causes of pain and resulted in more pharmacotherapy for coronary artery disease compared to stress echocardiography, the study found.
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, in cooperation with ACP, are offering a course on bedside ultrasound use, Nov. 13-15, 2014, at Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Red-cell aplasia, septic thromboembolus, and more.