A 55 year old diabetic woman presents with painless loss of monocular vision. You wonder whether ultrasound will show a retinal detachment.
A 68 year old male presents with frank haematuria and urinary retention. A 3 way indwelling urinary catheter (IDC) is inserted to enable a bladder washout. After initially draining some Shiraz coloured urine flow has slowed. You ultrasound the bladder to see what is going on.
A 34 year old woman presents with intermittent right upper quadrant pain. It is often worse after eating. Describe and interpret these scans
A 70 year old man presents with gradually increasing shortness of breath. He has had some weight loss. His CXR shows a very large left side probable pleural effusion. You wonder whether it is consolidation, solid tumour, a simple pleural effusion or a complex pleural effusion.
41 year old female with a history of liver cirrhosis and ascites. She is anticoagulated for Budd-Chiari syndrome and presents with hypotension and right lower quadrant pain.
An 11 year old boy is hit with a cricket ball mid sternum and is very tender. Your resident does an ultrasound and is concerned they can see a fracture.
An elderly man with a history of hypertension is brought into hospital after several days of reduced oral intake. He is hypotensive and your junior doctor wants to start inotropic support for presumed sepsis. An abbreviated bedside echo is performed. What would you suggest as optimal therapy?
A 58 year old lycra clad cyclist presents after a fall from his bicycle. He describes localised pain in his left midaxillary line which is worse with movement and inspiration. Is there a rib fracture?
Presentation A 27 year old male presents after a motor vehicle accident, He has focal tenderness over his sternum which is worse with movement and deep inspiration. Ultrasound excludes large pneumothorax but you wonder whether you can see a sternal…
An 18 year old rugby player presents after after an accidental kick to the face. He has a severe periorbital haematoma and you are worried about globe injury but cannot pry his eyelids apart enough to assess the anterior chamber or pupillary function. Can ultrasound help?
A previously well young male sustained an isolated severe brain injury. Shortly after arrival in the ED he becomes intermittently hypoxic and hypotensive. Confused, you look at his heart.
A 50 year old male has an out of hospital cardiac arrest. ROSC is achieved rapidly on scene and he is brought in by ambulance hypotensive, agitated and confused. You perform an abbreviated echo in ED to direct further investigations and management.