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Effect of an Ultrasound-First Clinical Decision (CD) Tool in Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Nephrolithiasis: A Randomized Trial

The author concluded that implementation of the US-first CDS tool resulted in lower CT use for ED patients with suspected nephrolithiasis, and promoted US use without increasing costs, ED revisits, or additional CT scans performed during ED revisits......
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ORIGINAL RESEARCH • Diagnostic Utility of Point of Care Ultrasound in Identifying Cervical Spine Injury in Emergency Settings

CT scan has emerged as a good screening tool in C-spine injury due to its high negative predictive value. However, in a hemodynamically unstable trauma patient, many clinical guidelines do not recommend CT scan, which results in delayed clearance of C-spine in these unstable patients.......
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