By the Numbers – ED Ultrasound Usage in November 2012

23 Dec

November 2012 was an active month for ultrasound usage across the three academic sites (Victoria Hospital – Emergency Department, University Hospital – Emergency Department, St. Joseph’s Health Care – Urgent Care Centre) covered by the Division of Emergency Medicine.  A total of 837 studies were performed and archived in November 2012.  Roughly 40 percent of studies were performed by physicians training to become competent in basic ED ultrasound applications.

A more detailed summary of the data is below:

Nov 2012, by site

Legend
ST.J-UCC = St. Joseph’s Health Care – Urgent Care Centre
UH-ED = University Hospital – Emergency Department
VH-AED = Victoria Hospital – Adult Emergency Department

Nov 2012, by exam typeLegend
Other includes Ocular, MSK/Soft Tissue and Procedural Guidance studies

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