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A 40 yo man is admitted with lobar pneumonia. He develops new atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response; becomes hypotensive and increasingly dyspnoeic.

View 1: Parasternal long axis of patient
View 2: Parasternal long axis of normal heart

Describe and interpret these scans

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GP working in Broome in the NW of Western Australia. I work as a hospital DMO (District Medical Officer) doing Emergency, Anaesthestics, some Obstetrics and a lot of miscellaneous primary care | @broomedocs | BroomeDocs |

Dr James Rippey LITFL Ultrasound SonoCPD

An Emergency physician based in Perth, Western Australia. Professionally my passion lies in integrating advanced diagnostic and procedural ultrasound into clinical assessment and management of the undifferentiated patient. Sharing hard fought knowledge with innovative educational techniques to ensure knowledge translation and dissemination is my goal. Family, wild coastlines, native forests, and tinkering in the shed fills the rest of my contented time. | SonoCPDUltrasound library | Top 100 | @thesonocave |

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