The purpose of this web-based ultrasound guide is to expose more emergency physicians to this great diagnostic tool. It was initially developed for the beginner (the medical student) with little ultrasound experience. However, it also includes advanced concepts and skills for those with more ultrasound skill.
ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide:
Click hereto see the American College of Emergency Physicians’ COVID-19 field guide with regards to Ultrasound:
- Lung — for interstitial lung water/congestion, consolidation, pneumothorax, or pleural effusion.
- Cardiac — for evidence of global cardiomyopathy, regional wall motion abnormalities, or pulmonary embolism (PE).
- DVT — Cytokine storm appears to drive a prothrombotic disseminated intravascular coagulation state.
Open Training Lab
Open lab training times are for you to use the GE standard ultrasound machines in MedEd to practice scans, knobology, etc. Dates to attend an open lab training for medical students at UCI will be posted shortly.
To schedule an open lab training date of your choosing, please contact Nora Perez-Moreno at email@example.com.
This Ultrasound Guide is a comprehensive guide of UCI’s MS1 ultrasound curriculum. It includes knobology, cardiac, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, abdominal, pulmonary, head & neck, renal & bladder, and pelvic & breast topics. It should be used in conjunction to Dr. Fox’s videos, links below.
University of Toronto Interactive Ultrasound application
This interactive ultrasound application provides excellent instruction and correlating anatomy for a variety of standard focused cardiac views. In addition to excellent live-action views, it provides 3d images, probe placement images, and other valuable tips.
Links to UC Irvine iTunesU Ultrasound courses:
Ultrasound in MedEd: MS1 Curriculum – J. Christian Fox, MD, RDMS
Other Podcasts and Conferences:
Check out the Ultrasound Podcast With Matt Dawson and this years UCI UltraFest keynote speaker Mike Mallin. This highly entertaining and informative podcast is great to supplement your ultrasound experience with the most up to date information from some of the premier US gurus in the field.
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Annual Convention: March 17-21, 2016 New York
World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education: September 23-25, 2016, Texas