A 45 year old woman with chronic alcoholic liver disease presents to the ED with exertional dyspnoea and is noted to have a SpO2 of 90% at rest despite having a normal chest examination and CXR.
Focussed ECHO in Life support (FELS) is used to define cardiac pathologies such as cardiogenic shock, pericardial tamponade, signs of submassive/massive PE or hypovolaemia
The Cardiopulmonary Limited Ultrasound Examination (CLUE) is a rapid shortened basic echo and lung exam combination to assess for cardiac and lung pathology.
Helen Rimington explores the Echocardiography Essentials course with a video demonstrating rapid bedside assessment and diagnosis of pericardial effusion.
Helen Rimington Medmastery course with assessment of mitral regurgitation and cardiac decompensation following rupture of a cord in mitral valve prolapse
A 40 yo man is admitted with lobar pneumonia. He develops new atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response; becomes hypotensive and increasingly dyspnoeic.
A man in his 40s with exertional chest pain and a small troponin rise. Is this just LVH? Bedside echo gives us the answer
Vancouver POCUS introduction to cardiac POCUS discussing the assessment of the right ventricle using point of care ultrasound with Dr Justin Ahn
Vancouver POCUS introduction to cardiac POCUS and assessing left ventricular (LV) contractility using point of care ultrasound by Dr. Dan Kim
Vancouver POCUS introduction to the four basic cardiac views - subxiphoid, parasternal long and short axis and apical 4 chamber by Dr Justin Ahn
A 68 year old male presents 2 weeks post coronary artery bypass grafting. He describes continuing chest wall pain, increasing shortness of breath and poor exercise tolerance. You wonder whether this is a pericardial effusion have a look.
A 56 year old woman presents with chest pain and shortness of breath. Her ECG demonstrates widespread precordial ischaemic change.