Diagnosis of intussusception by physician novice sonographers in the emergency department.

@article{Riera2012DiagnosisOI,
  title={Diagnosis of intussusception by physician novice sonographers in the emergency department.},
  author={Antonio Riera and Allen L. Hsiao and Melissa L. Langhan and Thomas Rob Goodman and Lei Chen},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={264-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We investigate the performance characteristics of bedside emergency department (ED) ultrasonography by nonradiologist physician sonographers in the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children. METHODS This was a prospective, observational study conducted in a pediatric ED of an urban tertiary care children's hospital. Pediatric… CONTINUE READING