Pediatrics

What to Know
  1. List the indications, contraindications, and limitations of CUS in pediatric emergencies.
  2. Identify clinically relevant sonographic anatomy of the pediatric pylorus, bowel, appendix, hip and other areas.
  3. Preform the required sonographic protocols with appropriate consideration to the needs of the pediatric patient and care givers.
  4. Recognize common findings and pitfalls of pediatric CUS ultrasound for pyloric stenosis, intussusception, appendicitis, hip effusions and other emergencies.

Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound
Free iBook download Vol 1 and Vol 2
Chapter 32: Pediatrics
Self Assessment Quiz

US Podcasts

Pediatric Ultrasound 2015
Intussusception Part 1 with Russ Horowitz
Intussusception Part 2 with Russ Horowitz

SAEM Academy of AEUS Resources
Pyloric Stenosis by Alexander Arroyo
Pyloric Stenosis by Alexander Arroyo with EduCannon MCQ's embedded
Intussusception by Sam Lam

Key Articles
  1. ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines 2016
  2. Riera A, Hsiao AL, Langhan ML, Goodman TR, Chen L. Diagnosis of Intussusception by Physician Novice Sonographers in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2012;60(3):264–268.
  3. Shah VP, Tunik MG, Tsung JW. Prospective Evaluation of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children and Young Adults. JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(2):1–7. 
  4. Sivitz AB, Tejani C, Cohen SG. Evaluation of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis by pediatric emergency physician sonography. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(7):646-51. doi:10.1111/acem.12163.