Saturday, October 18, 2014

Cost effectiveness of bedside ultrasound in pediatric ER care

Bedside ultrasound is cost-effective in pediatric emergency room care, a team of researchers has concluded. Using a portable or bedside ultrasound machine, they say, has been proven to lessen the length of stay in the ER and to provide images equal in accuracy to x-ray or CT scan without exposing children to potentially harmful radiation. Read More