Items tagged “pocus”

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Ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous cannulation

Peripheral intravenous cannulation under ultrasound guidance is the placement of a cannula into a peripherally-located vein under the direct vision of ultrasound. This process allows the cannulation of veins that are unable to be visualized or palpated without ultrasound. In trained individuals ...
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Vitreous hemorrhage

Vitreous hemorrhage refers to bleeding into the vitreous humor. Epidemiology Vitreous hemorrhage has an incidence of approximately 7 in 100000 1,2.   Clinical presentation The most common clinical presentation is with sudden, painless visual loss to varying degrees of severity 2. Associated ...
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Normal hepatic vein Doppler

The hepatic veins have a characteristic spectral Doppler waveform. Alterations in the normal hepatic vein waveform may reveal or confirm abnormalities in the heart or liver. Terminology The shape of the hepatic vein spectral Doppler waveform is primarily determined by pressure changes in the r...
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Aortic valve regurgitation

Aortic valve regurgitation, also known as aortic valve insufficiency or aortic valve incompetence, is a valvulopathy that describes leaking of the aortic valve during diastole that causes blood to flow in the reverse direction from the aorta and into the left ventricle. Epidemiology Aortic reg...
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Normal anterior lung (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 30 Jun 2018
54% complete
Ultrasound
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Inferior vena cava (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 02 Jul 2018
60% complete
Ultrasound
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Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (approach)

Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (BLUE) is a basic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) examination performed for undifferentiated respiratory failure at the bedside, immediately after the physical examination, and before echocardiography. The protocol is simple and dichotomous, and takes fewer...
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Pneumonia - ultrasound

 Diagnosis probable
Dr David Carroll
Published 25 Aug 2018
66% complete
Ultrasound
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Parasternal long axis view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 25 Aug 2018
54% complete
Ultrasound
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Parasternal short axis view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 25 Aug 2018
54% complete
Ultrasound
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Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Carroll
Published 29 Aug 2018
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Apical 4 chamber view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 28 Aug 2018
47% complete
Ultrasound
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Focus‐assessed transthoracic echocardiography

FATE (focus‐assessed transthoracic echocardiography) is a goal-directed protocol used in critical care for indications such as hemodynamic instability, shock, and pulseless electrical activity (PEA) arrest 1. The protocol is designed as a series of questions as follows: does the left ventricle...
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Normal trachea (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 29 Aug 2018
25% complete
Ultrasound
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Small bowel (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 30 Sep 2018
60% complete
Ultrasound
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Thoracic aorta - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 29 Aug 2018
50% complete
Ultrasound
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Point-of-care ultrasound (curriculum)

The point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) curriculum is one of our curriculum articles and aims to be a collection of articles that represent the core applications of ultrasonography in a point-of-care setting. Point-of-care ultrasound refers to ultrasonography which may be simultaneously performed,...
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Interscalene brachial plexus block

An interscalene brachial plexus block is indicated for procedures involving the shoulder and upper arm. History Ultrasound-guided brachial plexus nerve blocks entered the literature in 1989, when Ting et al. detailed their success with axillary nerve blocks in 10 patients 3. Indications redu...
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Left ventricular ejection fraction (echocardiography)

Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is a surrogate for left ventricular global systolic function, defined as the left ventricular stroke volume divided by the end-diastolic volume. Terminology Point-of-care echocardiography protocols typically use a semi-quantitative approach in defining...
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Mitral valve (M-mode echocardiogram)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr David Carroll
Published 25 Sep 2018
57% complete
Ultrasound