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EDE 3 Journal Club: Shoulder #POCUS for dislocations

March 24, 2017 0 Comments
EDE 3 Journal Club: Shoulder #POCUS for dislocations

We just held the 2nd iteration of the EDE 3 Journal Club led by Dr Tom Jelic from Winnipeg. Yesterday, Tom presented the results of a study by Dr Can Akyol from Turkey. He and his colleagues looked at the use of POCUS for shoulder dislocation. Click here for the pubmed link. Click the video […]

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Dislocated? POCUS improves clinical exam

August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Dislocated? POCUS improves clinical exam

The first patient had a shoulder injury and fairly unhelpful X-rays. POCUS revealed both Humeral heads to be in proper postition. The second patient by history had a first dislocation which spontaneously reduced. He was feeling fine when I saw him. POCUS revealed a Hill–Sachs lesion confirming he had dislocated his shoulder and it was […]

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Shoulder pain from eating hamburgers?! Find the Dx with POCUS

July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Shoulder pain from eating hamburgers?!  Find the Dx with POCUS

While eating a hamburger, an 85 year-old obese woman felt a sudden and sharp pain in her right shoulder. Although she has a past history of rhematoid arthritis, she had no prior shoulder pain. She was also taking coumadin for atrial fibrillation. On arrival, she was unable to move her arm. Several diagnoses come to […]

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