Newer ultrasound applications in Emergency Department
Aslıhan Yürüktümen1, Murat Yeşilaras2
1Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı, İzmir
2Tepecik Eğitim Ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Acil Tıp Kliniği, İzmir
Keywords: Emergency medicine, ultrasound
The bedside ultrasound provides a fast and reliable diagnosis of many diseases in emergency room. The use of bedside ultrasound by emergency physicians was first described for investigate fluid in trauma patients and demonstrate abdominal aortic aneurysm. Also today, it is widely used to evaluation pregnancy, cardiac, biliary system, urinary tract and procedural. Recently, deep venous thrombosis, soft tissue-skeletal muscle, chest, eye examinations have been included in this area.