ULTRASOUND OF THE MONTH
Ocular ultrasound can be an invaluable tool in the patient presenting with acute vision loss. Dr. Koehler details the diagnostic utility of ocular sonography in this month’s case of unilateral atraumatic vision loss in the ED.
Gall bladder wall thickening prompts thoughts of cholecystitis in the mind of most emergency physicians. But it’s not always that simple. Join Dr. Roblee as she takes us through a case of cholecystitis that… isn’t.
Part of the power of bedside ultrasound is the ability to make a diagnosis within seconds of image acquisition. Join Dr. Golden as he takes us through a fascinating case of early pregnancy guided by POCUS in the emergency department and the unexpected finding that, while rare, can dramatically alter the patient’s ED course.
Chest pain in the young? Often uninteresting. But often is not always. This ultrasound case of the month takes an unexpected turn based on an impressive bedside echo.
Join Dr. Mand as she takes us through a case of abdominal pain, highlighting the ability of point of care ultrasound to expedite care in critically ill patients, in February’s ultrasound case of the month
Hypotension in trauma? It’s always hemorrhage. Or is it? Join Dr. Harty as he details the unexpected clinical course of an unstable trauma patient, guided by the light of ultrasound.
PE is often a considered and easily risk-stratified diagnosis, however what about when you take away your definitive test of the CTPA? Dr. Ham examines the 60/60 sign and other ultrasonographic tests you can use to determine the acuity of right ventricular strain which is addition to the clinical and hemodynamic evaluation can help you triage additional strategies to traditional anticoagulation.
Ultrasound case of the month is back, with Dr. Ham covering a case of persistent abdominal pain after a recently negative CT scan. Bedside scanning provides a quick answer to a clinical puzzle.
Ultrasound case of the month is back with a new application. Join Dr. Harty as uses the wisdom of sonography to guide us through one headache of a case!
Skin and soft tissue (SSTI) ultrasound is a hotly debated area of utility, however the returning cellulitis is a hard indication. Join Dr. Ham and he presents a case of a worsening cellulitis despite adequate antibiotics, and a dive into the literature of SSTI US.