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Newer ultrasound applications in Emergency Department

Author(s): Aslihan YURUKTUMEN | Murat YESILARAS

Journal: Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine
ISSN 1304-7361

Volume: 10;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 91;
Date: 2010;
Original page

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.
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