The first vid in a series on ultrasound physics: featuring a Beluga whale, a game of blind man’s buff, and Fourier analysis of a dog turd.
TOE is better than but TTE, but TTE can be performed first; TTE cannot exclude aortic dissection; TOE is comparable to CT and MRI for diagnostic accuracy
Ziro Kaneko (1915 – 1997) Japanese neuropsychiatrist. Pioneer in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry in Japan. Doppler Flowmeter (1960)
It is 8am and a 72 year old male is brought to ED. He is sitting upright, sweaty, and in severe respiratory distress. What do the ultrasound clips show?
This patient has severe COPD and presents in extreme distress. An initial ultrasound is performed. What does this clip show?
A patient with a history of COPD / severe emphysema presents with an exacerbation of their shortness of breath. What does this clip show?
A young woman presented with 2 days shortness of breath and right sided chest discomfort after a long haul flight. What does this scan demonstrate?
An elderly patient with a history of mild COPD presents after falling onto a chair and hitting their chest. The presentation is with chest pain and shortness of breath. What does this scan demonstrate?