Online Lecture

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Acute Bowel Pathology

This session will address the role of ultrasonography when caring for patients with acute abdominal pain. On completion of this course, participants should be able to describe the ultrasonographic appearance of colitis, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, pneumoperitoneum, and mesenteric ischemia, as well as confirm the proper placement of a nasogastric tube.