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The PEM Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Program at SickKids is dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative research in the evolving field of PEM POCUS.   

Recent work by members of our group include:

Stone M, Fischer JW, et al: Ultrasound guided intercostals nerve block in the management of traumatic pneumothorax requiring tube thoracostomy. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29(6):697 e1-2. C


Herring AA, Stone MB, Fischer JW, Frenkel O, Chiles K, Teismann N, Nagdev A: Ultrasound-guided distal popliteal sciatic nerve block for ED anesthesia. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29(6):697 e 3-5. C


Carnell J, Fischer JW, Nagdev A: Ultrasound detection of early obstructive pyelionephritis secondary to urolithiasis in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29(7):843 e1-3.CPA


Frenkel O, Herring AA, Fischer JW, Carnell J, Nagdev A: Supracondylar radial nerve block for treatment of distal radius fractures in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2011;41(4):386-8. C

Frenkel O, Mansour K, Fischer JW.  Ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block for pain control in an infant with a femur fracture due to nonaccidental trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Feb;28(2):183-4. CPA.

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