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POC ultrasound rules out serious ankle injury in children

10:59 EDT 17 May 2017 | TriMed Media Group

Point-of-care ultrasound, aka “POCUS,” may not be great for finding what x-rays miss in children’s injured ankles, but it proved specific enough in a recent pilot study to recommend itself for ruling out significant ligament tears and radiographically occult bone damage.

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