I've been wanting to share more cases with you guys, and decided on a new mini series within 5minsono: Cool Sono, Bro!. I'm going to be showing you cool cases I see in the ED with short (hopefully) 2 minute explanations. Check out the inaugural episode: The hypoxic trauma patient!
The interscalene brachial plexus block was my first foray into brachial plexus blocks, and it has a special place in my heart. This block is great for shoulder dislocations or proximal shoulder injuries (ie, proximal humerus fractures, abscesses, etc). Check out this video to learn how to perform it!
Many of you probably already perform isolated ulnar, median and radial nerve blocks. But... what about all three of them at the same time? Here we talk about a case where we anesthetized the entire hand using 3 nerve blocks at the forearm. Check it out.
When I'm stabbing people in the chest to relive them of their pericardial tamponade, I like to know exactly where my needle is going. I also like to know that my needle is aiming for the biggest fluid pocket and going through the least amount of other tissue. Learn how to do this with ultrasound in this weeks video:
Hey all, I recently did a few DVT-related videos for the Ultrasound Leadership Academy, and realized that my last DVT video (which I made over a year ago) could use a bit of improvement. Here's how I do my DVT scans now and how I would recommend y'all do them. Enjoy!
The identification of a pericardial effusion can be crucial in your evaluation of a patient with chest pain or dyspnea. Learn how to cheat and look directly into the chest of your patient without having to rely on tests that are inaccurate or cause delays in treatment