Point of care, limited ultrasound has been used in emergency departments for decades to improve patient care. In the Mount Sinai Emergency Department, bedside ultrasound is used for rapid patient assessment, and to provide visualization for bedside procedures. Common uses for ultrasound include assessment for pericardial effusion, gallstones, evaluation for ectopic pregnancy, or abdominal fluid. In addition, many procedures are performed using ultrasound as a guide, including central venous catheter placement, paracentesis, and others.