David is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the Maine Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Tufts University.
Why I love to teach
I'm an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Tufts University and direct the emergency ultrasound program at Maine Medical Center in Portland, USA. My research focuses on ultrasound in resuscitation and global health, and I serve on the board of directors of PURE (Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource Limited Environments). I have a deep passion for teaching the power of point-of-care ultrasound.
Courses with David
Latest articles with David
How to interpret lung ultrasound involving COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2 / coronavirus) and other diseases
How can you differentiate between COVID-19 and other pathologies when you're scanning a patient's lungs? In this video, you'll learn about the point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) findings typical of diseases other than COVID-19, what to scan when you suspect that the dyspnea may not be COVID-19-related, and why sonographic B-lines may be the key to finding out what's really going on.
Estimating pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP)
Learn how to use point-of-care echocardiography to calculate an estimate of PASP.
Evaluating lung pathologies using ultrasound
Learn how to recognize the ultrasound appearance of various pulmonary diseases, including ARDS, pulmonary contusion, and interstitial lung disease.
Assessing fluid tolerance
Learn about fluid tolerance and how ultrasound can help define a fluid-tolerant state.
Diagnosing testicular torsion using ultrasound
Learn how to recognize the ultrasound findings that are consistent with testicular torsion.
Detecting joint effusions with ultrasound
Learn how to recognize and diagnose the presence of a joint effusion using ultrasound.
Identifying a thoracic aortic aneurysm using ultrasound
Learn how to identify the landmarks and criteria for diagnosing a thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Assessing the stomach for NPO status
Learn how to use ultrasound to identify an empty stomach by recognizing if content is present.
Identifying the cricothyroid membrane
Learn how to find the cricothyroid membrane using ultrasound, in preparation for a surgical airway.
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