Category: Soft tissue

Ultrasound in abscess and soft tissue infection

Following on from our recent post about the study by Barbic et al showing the utility of PoCUS in soft tissue infection here are a couple of resources to show you how the ultrasound features...

What is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of abscess?

What is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of abscess?

Barbic et al have published a systematic review and meta-analysis examining the diagnostic accuracy of PoCUS in diagnosing abscesses in emergency department patients with skin and soft tissue infections. Comparison was made with a reference standard...