Authors: Mehmet Ali Aslaner, Asst. Prof.
Editor: Betül Gülalp, Prof.

Sum Of The Last Guideline; Emergency Ultrasound; Released by ACEP, 2016


*Emergency point of care ultrasound is an essential skill in applications performed, interpreted and integrated in clinical practice by Emergency physicians.

*Scope of Emergency Ultrasound; Resuscitation, diagnostic, based on symptoms or findings, interventional guidance, and monitoring/therapeutic categories can then be allocated. 

*Here you find various Emergency Ultrasound core applications; Trauma, pregnancy, abdominal aorta, cardiac/hemodynamic evaluations, biliary, urinary system, deep vein thrombosis, thoracic, soft tissue/muscle skeletal, ocular, intestines and interventional practices.

*Training and competency should include; Didactic, experiential and integrative components. 

*The training of Emergency Ultrasound should be integrated into curriculum and experience of patient care in the residency programme of Emergency Medicine completely.

*Emergency US, without external certification, should be evaluated as a core knowledge/proficiency for emergency physicians in modern health care systems.

*Ultrasound quality control and management is required physician orientation, assigned US equipment, digital devices in management and suitable resources including opportunities in quality control.  

*Bedside US programmes in health systems managed by Emergency Physicians optimally should be supported with leadership, quality improvement, training, and purchasing the hardware and software and continuous maintanence.

*Emergency US is a modality that should be reimbursed and valued, independent of history of patient, physical examination and medical decision.

*Emergency Physician experienced advanced US should contribute in clinical ultrasonography in the department, institution, health system within national and international levels.

*Developing technologies, training and applications can provide the new approaches in the care of emergency patients, efficiency and new methods.


                                                                                                                                             Mehmet Ali Aslaner,MD

                                                                                                                                                  Asc.Prof.Betul Gulalp,MD

Mehmet Ali Aslaner, Asst. Prof.

EMATUS web coordinator. Working at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine as an emergeny physician in Ankara. Interested in critical care, interventional and musculoskeletal US. A fan of extreme sports.

Betül Gülalp, Prof.

EMATUS web coordinator. Anyone...Behind the passion and heart...


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