Blog Archive

2021

Hypotension (Biventricular Heart Failure/ Cardiogenic Shock)
July 29, 2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to the first CCM POCUS blog post of the new academic year! Please view the post and reply with your thoughts/comments there! These come from a patient who had a condition called for hypotension. These ultrasound images were…read more...
POCUS & VA ECMO
May 06, 2021
Hey everyone! Here is another great case, using POCUS transthoracic echo in caring for a patient on VA ECMO. Stem: Patient transferred from outside facility on VA ECMO for massive PE. Clips are labeled at 4.5 LPM, 2.5 LPM and 1 LPM…read more...
Fever, knee pain & POCUS
April 22, 2021
Here is another case! Stem: Patient with PMHx of IVDA presented to ED for severe knee pain and fevers. Major concern was for septic arthritis and Ortho planned to take the patient to the OR for wash out. What are your…read more...
A similar case, but with some key differences
March 04, 2021
Hey everyone, Here is another CCM POCUS Blog Post. This has some key similarities and differences from the prior case. Review the images and share your thoughts on: 1. What views are shown? 2. What particular findings do you note? 3. What is the name of these…read more...
POCUS after PEA arrest
February 24, 2021
Hey everyone, Here is another, quick post. It is from a patient that had a PEA arrest with ROSC. Echo obtained upon patient arrival to ICU. What are your thoughts? How would you proceed, both for further workup (if any) and…read more...
3 months of Dyspnea
January 24, 2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to our 1st CCM POCUS blog post of the New Year! Case: 40’s patient admitted with complaints of dyspnea for 3 months. The physician scanned bilateral IJ for placing a central line for vasopressor administration. Here are a collection…read more...

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