Pleural Effusion Part 1

September 20, 2018

My last update for pleural effusions was back in 2014 (when the website first launched), so we're pretty past due for an update.  In this video we talk about how to identify a pleural effusion.  Check it out and let me know what you think!

Keep an eye out for part 2 where I talk about how to measure the volume and how to tell the difference between exudate and transudate using your ultrsound. 

Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org.

If you'd like to come scan with us in my new hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, check out castlefest2019.com

 
 
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Pneumothorax Update!

September 14, 2018

It's been 4 years since my last pneumothorax video, and I thought it was past due for an update. I had too much fun making this video!

 

Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Self-diagnosis of Rib Fractures Using Bedside Ultrasound

July 20, 2018

This week I sit down with Jimmy Cunningham, a community emergency medicine physician from Southern California.  He sustained an injury while grappling, and the x-ray was negative.  Check out what the ultrasound showed!

 

If you'd like to come scan with us in my new hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, check out castlefest2019.com

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DIY Chicken Breast Vascular Access Simulator

July 2, 2018

This week, Jason Bowman (@emspocus) and I show you simple technique of creating a realistic vascular access simulator using a chicken breast and a penrose drain.  Check it out! 

 

If you'd like to come scan with us in my new hometown of Lexington, Kentucky, check out castlefest2019.com

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Which Line is Best in Arrest?

June 5, 2018

Is central venous access always the best choice in your crashing patient? Hear Patrick Ockerse, Jon Vivolo and I discuss in the mountains of Salt Lake City in the latest podcast. 

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Is McConnell’s sign Useful? (With Mike Mallin and Ben Smith!)

May 21, 2018

Should we use McConnell's sign in the evaluation for acute PE?  Check out Mike Mallin, Ben Smith and my thoughts on the matter. Also, check out my blog post for a review of the available evidence:  http://blog.5minsono.com/mcconnells-sign/

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Right Heart Function

April 14, 2018

This week I talk about how to assess the function of the right heart.  This was originally recorded at Castlefest 2018 in Lexington just a few weeks ago.  Check it out!

Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org.

Want to get some hands-on practice with us in Oregon? Go to Bendfest2018!

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Transesophageal Echo (TEE)

March 25, 2018

This week we have a special treat.  My favorite mountain-climbing TEE expert, Jimmy Fair, joins us to teach us basics of TEE ultrasound.  Check it out!

 

We're in the middle of Castlefest 2018 and LOVING IT! If you want to scan with us in Bend, Oregon, check out Bendfest18.com

 

 

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You Should Start Scanning

March 17, 2018

I’m trying something different with this podcast.  I wanted to see what a purely audio podcast “looks” like.  Most of the time I’m definitely going to be doing this podcasts using videos since, you know, you need to see ultrasounds to learn from them. However, what I want to talk about is not a specific pathology, or a new way to scan things.  I want to talk about how to get started using ultrasound in your daily practice.

Want to come hear some spectacular ultrasound lectureres and get some amazing hands-on experience? Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018! (its like, a week away!!)

If Kentucky isn't "Colorado-y" enough for you, come to Bendfest2018!

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Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block

February 26, 2018

This week, we dive into the thigh.  The ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca nerve block is one that can provide some much needed analgesia from the hip all the way down to the patella.  Watch this vid to learn how to perform this surprisingly easy block!

Want to come hear some spectacular ultrasound lectureres and get some amazing hands-on experience? Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018! (its like, a month away!!)

If Kentucky isn't "Colorado-y" enough for you, come to Bendfest2018!

 

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