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June 10 @ 9:00 am 5:15 pm BST

This MSK Ultrasound course is intended to give an introduction to how ultrasound can help with the assessment of soft tissue injuries and infections in emergency medicine.

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand how normal ligaments, tendons, joints, bone, muscle, fascia layers and skin appear with ultrasound and how these appearances are affected by common injuries and infections.

The course covers:

The normal appearances of musculoskeletal tissues and how these are affected by ultrasound settings and probe angulation (anisotropy).

The value of dynamic imaging, observing structures during movement

The use of ultrasound in:

  • Fracture diagnosis and assessment of reduction
  • Dislocation assessment and assessment of reduction
  • Tendon and ligament disruption (Achilles’ Tendon, ankle injury, knee injury)
  • Joint fluid assessment and aspiration.
  • Soft tissue infection, diagnosis of cellulitis and abscess formation, judging suitability for surgical drainage. Diagnosis of necrotising fasciitis.

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£350 Event Price

+44 (0) 2079 988 588

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Terracotta Court (ground floor), 167 Tower Bridge Road
London, SE1 3LN United Kingdom
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Speciality

Emergency Medicine, General Practice, All Medical Specialties, Radiology and All Surgical Specialties

Role

Foundation Doctor, SHO, Registrar, SAS Doctor, Consultant, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Associate