Worthless Chest X-Ray

Do you work in an emergency setting? You want to find out quickly what is wrong with a patient? Wouldn’t you order a chest X-Ray if a patient comes in with dyspnea and fever?

Thomas Cook Founder of 3rd Rock Ultrasound and program director for emergency medicine at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, has a case for you that just might change your clinical practice.

Watch the following video and find out why:

This is just one of many examples of how ultrasound really makes a difference, not only in cardiology and pulmology but In many other settings as well. Abdominal pain, trauma, fever, shock or any acute condition you might encounter in an emergency ward.

Thomas Cook MD / Thomas Binder MD