TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice
Yusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, COHC, CPH, MEng, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Michael P. Schaefer, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Kate Sully, MD, West Virginia University, Philadelphia, PA
This 1-hour lecture will be an overview/introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound split between presenters. The lecture will include topics including the physics of ultrasound, knobology, image optimization, technique including patient placement, review of shoulder anatomy/sonoanatomy (with a live demonstration), miscellaneous anatomy/sonoanatomy pertinent to occupational medicine, interventional techniques with a live demonstration (cadaveric vs. gel model), and the future of musculoskeletal ultrasound in workers compensation injury, reimbursement, and finally certification.