Emergency Ultrasound Imaging Criteria Compendium

ACEP recommends 11 core EUS applications:
1. Aorta
2. Cardiac
3. Kidney and Bladder
4. Lung and Pleura
5. Ocular
6. Pelvis
7. Right upper quadrant
8. Soft tissue/Musculoskeletal
9. Trauma
10. Ultrasound-guided procedures
11. Venous thrombosis

You need to know 7 things about each application:
1. Basic understanding (Introduction)
2. Why (Indications/ Limitations)
3. Role of performing clinicians (Qualifications and Responsibility)
4. How to scan (Specifications for individual examinations)
5. What are the results (Documentation)
6. What is the best setting (Equipment specifications)
7. How good you are (Quality control and improvement, Safety, Infection control and Patient education)

Emergency Ultrasound Imaging Criteria Compendium

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