Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Case of the Week: October 28, 2018

Morning POCUS pals, Hope you're all gearing up to enjoy some serious hocus-pocus this Hallowe'en! The Case This was a 70-something gentleman who was received in the ICU after an intra-operative arrest during an orthopedic surgery for a hip fracture with an intramedullary hip screw. Given that clinical context, and the clips below, what might have occurred to cause his arrest? [...]

By | 2018-10-31T20:20:10+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|0 Comments

Case of the Week: October 22, 2018

It's the end of the block here at Western, so big thanks to our rotators - John Landau, Nick Packer, and Matt White - for a fantastic month of ultrasound learning. The Case I give you "A Tale of Two Kidneys."  This week we have renal scans from two separate, unrelated patients; but both have interesting findings. What do you see? [...]

By | 2018-10-23T22:41:38+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|0 Comments

Case of the Week: October 15, 2018

Hi fellow Ultra-geeks, The POCUS team at here Western had another great week full of interesting clinical cases and long, in-depth discussions about pleural morphology, diastology, and the meaning of life. The usual. The Case This case comes from our ED POCUS friends, and adds some very welcome variety to the abundance of heart and lung scans we've seen in the past [...]

By | 2018-10-15T18:54:12+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: October 15, 2018

Case of the Week: October 9, 2018

Good morning ultrasound keeners, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend and filled up on delicious brussel sprouts, quinoa, and Tofurkey (...just me?).  This past week has seen some seriously awesome POCUS cases, so competition for COTW/COTG was fierce! The Case This is a sixty-something year-old gentleman admitted for symptomatic bradycardia. He subsequently developed respiratory failure - enter team POCUS. What [...]

By | 2018-10-09T13:31:12+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases|Comments Off on Case of the Week: October 9, 2018

Case of the Week: October 1, 2018

Greetings POCUS people! The weather finally seems to have calmed down (this westcoast girl has been sweltering in the humidity - bring on the rain!), the leaves are turning, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air. It's officially fall - a whole new season of POCUS goodness. The Case This is a 69-year old male post-PEA arrest admitted with [...]

By | 2018-10-02T23:47:08+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Case of the Week: October 1, 2018