Blog Archive

2020

Abdominal Pain POCUS
November 23, 2020
Hello everyone, This case comes to us from one of our Ped’s EM Ultrasound fellows! Here is the case: Teenage female with a history of Crohn’s s/p colectomy presents with worsening symptoms for the past 4 days including increasing colostomy output, abdominal…read more...
Post-CABG Hypotension ("We're gonna need a bigger boat!")
November 03, 2020
Hey everyone! We have a new post from our CCM POCUS Fellow, Mark Andreae, MD! We have a different type of teaching point for this case, so be sure to share your thoughts and see the results. Here is the case…read more...
A picture is worth a 1000 words...
September 22, 2020
Hey everyone! Here is a new case. For the purposes of HIPAA and patient/provider anonymity, I will not post any details. (Plus, I think the clips speak for themselves.) Cardiac POCUS shown in clips. Discussion questions: • What probe(s) is/are being used? • What…read more...
Dyspnea- Another POCUS case
September 12, 2020
Hey everyone! Here is a new case: 70’s female with history of COPD presented for severe dyspnea. Admitted to ICU on 2 pressors. EKG with q waves in V2-V3 (new) as well as elevated troponin and BNP. Lung Ultrasound demonstrated diffuse…read more...
Dyspnea
August 29, 2020
Hey everyone, Here is a case from the last week. Case: 60’s male presenting for weakness and shortness of breath. Had outpatient echo done with the following findings(see attached clip; technically limited views obtained on subsequent POCUS exam). Discussion questions: • What probe(s)…read more...
POCUS for Shock
June 13, 2020
Hey everyone, Here is another case from a former fellow. It is a more “classic” application of POCUS. Case: 50’s male presenting for weakness and shortness of breath. Found to have cool extremities and in shock (clinically). Discussion questions: • What probe is being used? • What…read more...
UTI & POCUS
April 28, 2020
Hey everybody! Here is a quick, “classic” POCUS finding to share with you all. Case: 80’s Female with h/o dementia presented for AMS. In ED, found to be septic from UTI and admitted to ICU. In ICU, patient appeared to have…read more...
POCUS & Bacteremia?
March 04, 2020
Hey everyone! Here is another case from a former fellow. Here is the background: 60’s patient presented with chills and fatigue, diagnosed with septic shock. Patient found to have MRSA bacteremia, thought to be from diabetic foot ulcer. Patient was intubated…read more...
Lung White Out
February 11, 2020
This case comes from Drs. David Huang and Gabe Hoffman. Patient is a 50’s female, h/o liver transplant, who was admitted for bowel ischemia in the setting of venous thrombosis, s/p right percutaneous transhepatic thrombolysis and stent placement on a heparin…read more...
POCUS after PEA arrest
January 07, 2020
Hey everyone! Happy New Year and welcome to the first CCM POCUS Blog of 2020! This one comes to us from Dr. Tim Kaselitz on one of his Presby RI nights. Stem: elderly F s/p PEA arrest 15 minutes of…read more...

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