Today’s blog post is a real and raw one for me. It’s something I have personally been trying to navigate over the past year, but even more so these past few weeks. 1,100 more words
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Liver Protocol basics.
The liver is the largest internal organ, the right lobe is 5-6 times larger than the left.
Normally measures about 15cm at mid clavicular line in adults, there is much variation in pediatric populations by age and size. 111 more words
Fun Fact: October was Ultrasound Awareness Month!
I cannot tell you how bummed I am to learn that there is a whole month dedicated to educating about/celebrating what I do, yet that month has come and gone! 1,106 more words
Downs Syndrome. Trisomy 18. Trisomy 13. Syndactyly. Ectrodactyly. Hydrops. Spina Bifida. Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Diaphragmatic hernia. Gastroscisis. Omphalocele. Clubbed feet. Renal agenesis. Anencephaly. Acrania. Cleft palate. Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. 657 more words
I’m going to preface this with stating that I come across these “controversies” on a weekly basis, sometimes daily. These are regular and frequent. I give people the benefit of the doubt because our field is a relatively new one in healthcare, especially as the technology and what we are able to do with it improves so rapidly. 758 more words
I am an internist who does bedside ultrasound. This has not always been true. From 1986, when I got my MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, to November 2011, I was a traditional internist, taking care of a panel of patients in a small university town in Idaho. 783 more words