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
The lungs are often viewed as an enigma to point-of-care sonographers, and I often get asked exactly what I do with my hands. Check out the video to see exactly how I scan the lungs.
Videography done by Ben Smith, MD (@ultrasoundjelly)
We talk about a case where the CT scan missed a veritable hacksack of gallstones within the RUQ.
This week we're going to talk about a case where I was able to quickly and safely disposition a patient home based solely on an ultrasound.... and a UA.
If you like hanging out and you like ultrasound, come to Cabofest. Hang out with me, Mike Mallin, Matt Dawson, Haney Mallemat, Rob Rogers, Salim Rezaie and many more!
Have you ever had a busy emergency department? Have you ever had a patient with a fracture that you needed to sedate and you wish you didn't have to? Well, wish no further and do a nerve block. This week we're going to talk about a case where bedside forearm nerve blocks were used to quickly disposition a patient home. Enjoy!