Beyond Fractures and Abscesses: The Inevitable Future of Ultrasound

Emergency Medicine News, 08/01/2011

Scheck A – Fractures, alignment, effusions, and abscess already are fairly routinely detected with ultrasound, but the applications are bound to expand. Such advances will help avoid the need for radiation–emitting CT, which is a concern, particularly in children. Ultrasound is part of a safe and effective treatment protocol may be the only limiting factor in its future use

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