Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Case of the Week: September 24, 2018

Happy Monday POCUS enthusiasts! First off - as Dany mentioned last week, his time with us has sadly ended and I'll be taking the reins as the sole POCUS fellow and COTW curator.  I don't expect to be able to match his level of Dad jokes (he did write the answers to last week's COTW below, for those of you needing one last plethora [...]

By | 2018-09-24T15:53:54+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|0 Comments

Case of the Week: September 17, 2018

Hello again people's republic of POCUS, It's already time to get your final sun fix before the fall comes. Yes, the seasons are about to change once more. And, sadly, much like sunny days of summer, my time as your POCUS prefect and as the geek who brought you the case of the week is coming to an end. I want to thank you [...]

By | 2018-09-18T19:00:17+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: September 17, 2018

Case of the Week: September 11, 2018

The Case Our first case features a familiar foe. A young woman has been readmitted to ICU for respiratory failure. Her first stay was for right sided endocarditis due to Staphylococcus trumpus (or something like that, I may have failed my ID rotation). Her lung ultrasound suggests it may have been deported to a new home. COTG [...]

By | 2018-09-12T19:10:02+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: September 11, 2018

Case of the Week: September 4, 2018

A tremendous Tuesday to you POCUS platoon, Today's POCUS lesson is sure to teach you a thing or and have you feeling as light as air. Without a further ado, let's get at it The Case Our COTW comes from the Cardiac surgery recovery unit where an unfortunate sexagenarian is suffering from some hypoxemia post mitral valve repair through a right chest [...]

By | 2018-09-06T01:41:40+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: September 4, 2018

Case of the Week: August 27th, 2018

The last week of August is here already so get your whites out before they go out of fashion (done this mean I need to drop my gain after labor day?). If you're feeling that pre long weekend prostration the POCUS posse is here to help you power(doppler) through. The Case Our case of the week features a 63M admitted in the [...]

By | 2018-09-01T23:36:35+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: August 27th, 2018