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Case #5: What a difference a day makes

In this case you will see 2 echos from the same patient only 1 day apart.  The patient had raging septic shock from a skin source and was requiring significant hemodynamic support.  You can appreciate the cardiac dysfunction from a 2D point of view but also from a quantitative point of view.  The next day - you will see significant changes, now off inotropes (epinephrine, milrinone [...]

By |2018-02-24T23:20:03+00:00December 17th, 2014|Cases|Comments Off on Case #5: What a difference a day makes

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The innovation and leadership of Western University's and LHSC's Point-of-Care Ultrasound program recently garnered regional media attention.  With leading programs in emergency medicine and critical care and emerging programs in anesthesia, internal medicine and surgery, the collaborative, interdisciplinary vision of our POCUS program is being actualized to the betterment of the patient and physician experience.  See the news piece below or the full news story [...]

By |2014-11-07T16:52:58+00:00November 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

It is hard to believe that only one year ago we celebrated the success of the first ever Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium. This year’s symposium took place the weekend of August 23rd & 24th and was bigger and better than ever. […]

By |2014-09-06T23:24:08+00:00September 6th, 2014|Events, Featured, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

CCUS 2014: Biggest, best ultrasound course of its kind in Canada

As far as critical care and resuscitative ultrasound courses go - this is the most state of the art, progressive and star-studded faculty-loaded course of its kind in Canada and, dare we say, North America.  2 full days of critical care ultrasound with a flipped classroom format, minimal lecture time and, for those short lectures we did include, high tech 3 screen display.  The course also [...]

By |2018-08-14T20:14:56+00:00August 23rd, 2014|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CCUS 2014: Biggest, best ultrasound course of its kind in Canada

CCUS 2014 Course: This Week!

In a few short days, CCUS 2014 will be underway at University Hospital and CSTAR, boasting: -the biggest course of its kind in Canada -top names in the field as faculty -2:1 participant to faculty ratio -flipped classroom format permitting 10hrs over 2 days of practical instruction -60 participants from multiple disciplines (CCM, IM, EM, anesthesia, cardiac surgery) Faculty: Course Director: Rob Arntfield Be sure [...]

By |2014-08-18T13:16:06+00:00August 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CCUS 2014 Course: This Week!

CAEP Lecture – Ultrasound for Sepsis in the ED

Watch Rob Arntfield's lecture on how and why ultrasound for use in Sepsis is as essential in 2014 as it has ever been.  In the wake of the PROCESS trial, protocols are de-emphasized and smart, good resuscitation is the name of the game.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0ULeMplfpQ&w=640&h=480]  

By |2014-06-27T09:37:44+00:00June 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAEP Lecture – Ultrasound for Sepsis in the ED

2014 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

The 5th annual Western University Critical Care Ultrasound Course is now open for registration! The 2 day course, directed by Dr. Rob Arntfield, is being held on August 21st and Aug 22nd, 2014 at University Hospital in London, Ontario and is the biggest, most comprehensive course of its kind offered in Canada.  It is ideal for any clinician involved in resuscitation, such as intensivists, emergency [...]

By |2018-08-14T20:14:43+00:00May 15th, 2014|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

Registration open for 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium!

Following its inaugural success, the Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium will be held August 23-24th, 2014 at the state of the art Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics facility in London, Ontario. […]

By |2014-05-01T21:34:36+00:00May 1st, 2014|Education, Events, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration open for 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium!

Ultrasound Recap Jan 2014

We hold our monthly ultrasound rounds ("UltraRounds") on the last Monday of each block where we review interesting cases from the month.  As the timing and location does not work for all, I have attempted to do a brief recap of some of our discussion and interesting cases yesterday.  Enjoy and hope to see you at the next session on March 10, 2014. [wpvideo w2JptpyL]

By |2014-02-11T12:14:51+00:00February 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ultrasound Recap Jan 2014

Critical Care Ultrasound Pocketcard

This pocketcard is handed out at our very popular annual critical care ultrasound course held each August.  It features quick bullet points guiding you in the use of various cardiac, thoracic and vascular ultrasound applications. If you wish to use non-digitally, I suggest you print double sided on to medium card stock and laminate. Enjoy. Pocketcard 2.0

By |2014-02-10T20:41:29+00:00February 10th, 2014|CCUS Pocketcard, Downloads|Comments Off on Critical Care Ultrasound Pocketcard
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