DVT 5 Minute Sono
April 26, 2015

DVT 5 Minute Sono

Learn the DVT scan in <5 mins!

UPDATED 11.16.16   5 mins too long? Check out this 5 Second Sono.

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5 Second Sono – DVT

5 Second Sono – DVT

Use the linear probe. Scan 2 zones: Femoral zone and popliteal zone. Eval for compressibility. Normal femoral vein exam DVT in the femoral vein Normal popliteal vein exam DVT in popliteal vein

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Superficial Venous Thrombosis
May 6, 2017

Superficial Venous Thrombosis

Learn superficial venous thrombosis in <5 mins!

You should care about superficial venous thrombosis. If they’re in the lower extremities and greater than 5 cm in length, they have increased risk of DVT and PE. Check out the video for more info.  

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EUSER: Point-of-care ultrasonography in patients admitted with respiratory symptoms
November 28, 2014

EUSER: Point-of-care ultrasonography in patients admitted with respiratory symptoms

Reference: Laursen CB, Sloth E, Lassen AT, et al. Point-of-care ultrasonography in patients admitted with respiratory symptoms: a single-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2014;2(8):638-46. LINK  Why did they do this study? Wanted to see if doing US during initial evaluation decreased time to the correct diagnosis. Randomized patients in Denmark with respiratory complaints to either receive US  as part of their initial management or to not receive US. Primary end point  was correct diagnosis after 4 hrs of their initial presentation. Bottom Line: When ultrasound is added to standard diagnostics when evaluating a pt with respiratory distress, you get to the correct diagnosis faster. Inclusion criteria: Adults w/ RR >20, O2 sat <95%, those requiring O2, dyspnea, cough, or chest pain. Randomly assigned to Read More

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November 9, 2014

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