About Kelly Goodsell, MD

Director UME POC US Education
Department of Emergency Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Ultrasound Gel Warmers in the Emergency Department?

warm ultrasound gel

How many times have you told a patient “The gel will be cold?” How many times have you watched a patient retract from the transducer because of the cold gel? How about a pediatric patient? Could warm gel improve your rate of clinically successful scans? It seems easy enough to install gel warmers alongside our ultrasound machines. But, should we do this?

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By |2019-05-14T21:47:14-07:00May 15, 2019|Infectious Disease, Ultrasound|