Emergency Ultrasound of the Pediatric Appendix and GI Tract

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Emergency Ultrasound of the Pediatric Appendix and GI Tract

Topics:

  • Indications, application, and limitations of ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract.
  • Scan techniques, protocols, and diagnostic criteria associated with the ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract.
  • Ultrasound evaluation of the appendix
  • Ultrasound evaluation of Intussusception
  • Ultrasound evaluation of pyloric stenosis

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following: 

    State applications of point-of-care ultrasound unique to pediatrics
  1. Outline scan protocols and techniques for evaluation of the appendix and pediatric GI tract
  2. Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with GI disorders: appendicitis, intussusceptions, and pyloric stenosis
  3. Integrate techniques to perform ultrasound of the pediatric GI tract.
  4. Incorporate ultrasound into the clinical assessment and management of patients presenting with GI disorders
  5. Cite the limitations for ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric GI tract

 

Date of Original Release: 7/12/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 7/12/2019

Video Length: 00:59:00