Monthly Archives: May 2018

Clip of the Week: May 15, 2018

Welcome to our newest rotators: Ali AlHarbi, Mike Beyea, and Zainab AlDuhalib who will be providing you with COTW material for Block 12. The Case:  Without any clinical context - can you guess what type of patient this clip might be from? What abnormalities can you spot? COTG: Same patient, what are we assessing for here? [...]

By | 2018-06-15T10:24:18+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clip of the Week: May 15, 2018

Emergency Medicine : Intro Course 2018

The Division of EM is once again pleased to host its annual course “Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound” Date: July 5th, 2018. Target Audience: Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. This course will emphasize fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation of 7 applications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Topics covered [...]

By | 2018-05-10T02:43:42+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Basic Applications, Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course|Comments Off on Emergency Medicine : Intro Course 2018

TEE Image Acquisition Tutorial

Rob Arntfield, MD, FRCPC and Atul Jaidka, MD, PGY2 takes us through the fundamentals of performing a transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). This video uses a live demonstration to introduce probe manipulation, how to obtain different views, and how to landmark for these different views. The techniques being presented will help you in performing goal-directed TEE in critically ill patients, whether it be for visualizing valvular [...]

By | 2018-05-10T02:44:57+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Acquisitions, Bedside Training, Education, Trans-Esophageal Echo (TEE)|Comments Off on TEE Image Acquisition Tutorial

Clip of the Week: April 30, 2018

The Case: A 62M patient with ascites requires paracentesis. POCUS is performed to help landmark.  What do you think of these images? Is there ascites present? Is this a safe location to perform paracentesis? If not, why not? COTG: A patient post MVC with C-spine injury and tracheostomy. Here are an M-mode image and 2D clip of the diaphragm while on trach [...]

By | 2018-06-15T10:24:10+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Clip of the Week: April 30, 2018