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Using ultrasound in sports medicine - office, sideline - wide range of options (via @TheAMSSM)

Using ultrasound in sports medicine - office, sideline - wide range of options (via @TheAMSSM)

Drs Jon Finnoff and John DiFiori on sports ultrasound.

For several years, primary care sports medicine doctors have been mastering musculoskeletal ultrasound. With new technology comes a sharp learning curve and as the field matures, we begin to realise the full utility of point of care ultrasound. As sports medicine practitioners, we are now understanding that ultrasound has applications outside of the musculoskeletal system that may be advantageous for our practices. A couple of examples of this include FAST exam to look at abdominal trauma and limited echocardiography in pre-participation examination.

This podcast highlights 2 articles that will be published in the AMSSM themed edition of BJSM in February, 2015. One on a new sports ultrasound curriculum for sports medicine fellowships and the other on a position paper on US- guided interventional procedures. Dr Ken Mautner discusses these articles with the chair of the AMSSM MSK US Task force, Dr Jon Finnoff, as well as wit

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