Abstracts in Urgent Care – July/August 2021

Faster Diagnosis of STIs Reduce ED Referrals for SVT Kids’ Dental Pain and Quality of Life Ultrasound-Guided Blocks and Renal Pain EI as a Leadership Attribute in Physicians Avijit Barai, MBBS, FACEM, FRNZCUC, MRCS, MSc (Critical Care), PgCertCPU Rapid Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections Take-home point: A point-of-care (POC) test for chlamydia and gonorrhoea proved useful for rapid diagnosis of STI in both men and women. Citation: Van Der Pol B, Taylor SN, Mena L, et …

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The Role of Ultrasound for Soft Tissue Infections in the Urgent Care Setting

The Role of Ultrasound for Soft Tissue Infections in the Urgent Care Setting

The Role of Ultrasound for Soft Tissue Infections in the Urgent Care Setting Urgent Message: Abscess evaluation is one of many diagnostic applications of ultrasound that could improve patient care in the urgent care setting. Authors: Staci Shepard, MS-4, and John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP Staci Shephard is a fourth-year medical student at Creighton University School of Medicine. John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP, is CEO of Urgent Care Integrated Network and sits on …

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