Browsing: Ultrasound

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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
A Literature Review and Discussion: Sheath & Sound Case You are working in Central America doing emergency development work, when a 7-year-old girl presents in status epilepticus. She has no seizure
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
Ultrasound-Based Risk Stratification of Patients with Acute PE An 85-year-old female with a history of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presents with sudden onset of dys
Three-in-One: The Forearm Nerve Block A 29-year-old carpenter rushes into your emergency department with a 6 cm laceration on the palmar aspect of his hand after mishandling a power saw. The lacerati
Discovering the Artifact Reading Between the Lines in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Mastering point-of-care ultrasound image interpretation takes not only knowledge of anatomy and pathology, but also know
Sounding the Bowel Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Small-Bowel Obstruction Case 1. A 72-year-old male with no past medical history presents to the ED with two days of vomiting and severe abdominal
Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Aid Shoulder Reduction Case A 16-year-old boy presents to the ED with right shoulder pain after strongly throwing a ball overhand. He denies any direct trauma or his