Browsing: Ultrasound

Intraoral Ultrasound Guided Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage A peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a deep oropharyngeal infection that results in an accumulation of purulent material in the potential space
Controversies Surrounding Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in the ED Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia was first introduced in 1994, and it has since become a powerful tool for achieving ade
Tamponade and Valvular Catastrophe: TTE in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient A 70-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes is brought to t
Management of Shock: Bedside Assessment of Cardiac Output A 75-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and coronary artery disease pres
Floaters: Retinal Detachment, Posterior Vitreous Detachment, or Vitreous Hemorrhage? A 68-year-old female with a history of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency depart
Critical Care Alert: Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Out-of-Hospital and in-ED Cardiac Arrests A 57-year-old male with unknown past medical history becomes unresponsive as witnessed by bystanders. He is
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Can't Miss Killer: The Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Diagnosing Acute Aortic Dissection A 69-year-old female with a history of hypertension and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) presents to the e
The UtiliTEE of Ultrasound in Cardiac Arrest A 57-year-old obese man with unknown past medical history becomes unresponsive and pulseless on the subway platform with bystander CPR initiated. EMS arri
Confirmation of Endotracheal Intubation with Bedside US A 45-year-old female is brought into your emergency department after cardiac arrest. A quick history from her husband reveals they recently ret
Finding the Invisible: Using Ultrasound to Combat Fournier's Case A 77-year-old male with coronary artery disease, diabetes, and a recent left femoral neck fracture is sent to the ED for non-resolvin