Jared T Marx

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Patients with acute Achilles tendon injuries from sport related activities are frequently seen in the emergency department (ED). Missed or delayed diagnosis of an Achilles tendon rupture can result in significant patient morbidity. However, the diagnosis of an Achilles tendon rupture is not always clear clinically. Physical examination maneuvers to assess(More)
BACKGROUND The exposure to ultrasound technology during medical school education is highly variable across institutions. OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to assess medical students' perceptions of ultrasound use to teach Gross Anatomy along with traditional teaching methods, and determine their ability to identify sonographic anatomy after(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES The objective of this study is to assess Emergency Department (ED) nurses' confidence, comfort level, and competency in performing ultrasound-guided vascular access after a focused ultrasound simulation training session. METHODS A cross-sectional study at an academic medical center. A simulation-based ultrasound training module was used(More)
BACKGROUND Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter and filter limb embolization is a known phenomenon, with a prevalence of up to 25% for certain filter types. Most commonly, the site of embolization is to the heart. Point-of-care ultrasound is an easily accessible imaging modality that should be utilized when considering IVC filter complications. CASE REPORT A(More)
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