Welcome to the 60th edition of the #FOAMed Review! The idea of the FOAMed review is to give you a digestible selection of reliable content from the online EM/CC world that you can fit into your busy weekly schedule.
A 32 y/o male presents with wrist pain after being involved in a motor vehicle collision this afternoon. He was holding onto the steering wheel with both hands while at a stop light when his vehicle was struck from behind at approximately 30 miles per hour.
Evaluation of the shoulder with ultrasound may appear like a daunting task in the emergency department, however with a strong understanding of the anatomy and an organized approach, the technique will rapidly become more within your realm of comfort.
Tapping a small joint isn't too hard with a little help from our friends. Dr. John Sarwark from Procedures Club discusses proper technique in this awesome video with background music that will bring us back to the 1970s.