Echo: Pericardial effusion

The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.

Today, we explore the Echocardiography Essentials course with a video demonstrating rapid bedside assessment and diagnosis of pericardial effusion.

Further Reading

IConsultant Cardiac Physiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust in London, where I perform, teach, and research echocardiography. I am firm believer of the need to simplify the interpretation and reporting of echocardiography—my approach, refined through years of experience, is one that I am passionate about sharing with everyone who’s eager to learn.


Helen Rimington, PhD

Consultant Cardiac Physiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’, UK. Echocardiography – A Practical Guide
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