Patient safety: the extra step

Patient safety: the extra step

The visualization of anatomy allows POCUS to improve procedural safety in the ED. This article from our friends at Highland demonstrates how we can provide even greater safety when operating near vascular structures using Color Doppler. A great example of thinking one step further!

Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2014 Sep; 15 (6) : 703-5.

Color Doppler Ultrasound-guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block to Prevent Vascular Injection. Christopher Hahn, Arun Nagdev

PMID: 25247047