Chicken Breast Vascular Access Simulator
July 2, 2018

Chicken Breast Vascular Access Simulator

Learn how to make a chicken breast vascular access simulator in <4 mins!

This week, Jason Bowman (@emspocus) and I show you simple technique of creating a realistic vascular access simulator using a chicken breast and a penrose drain. Ingredients: Chicken breast (bone in) Wooden skewer Latex tube (or Penrose drain) Kelly forceps (or another clamp) Syringe Want to support 5 Minute Sono and get a sweet shirt out of it? Click here! Want to come scan with us in a castle in Kentucky? Click here! Want to get a year-long didactic course from us? Click here!   

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Foreign Body Removal
June 12, 2018

Foreign Body Removal

Learn how to identify and remove a foreign body!

Foreign body removals can be simultaneously the most rewarding and the most frustrating procedures we perform. Learn how to use ultrasound to increase your success of removing soft tissue foreign bodies in this weeks video. Want to support 5 Minute Sono and get a sweet shirt out of it? Click here! Want to come scan with us in a castle in Kentucky? Click here! Want to get a year-long didactic course from us? Click here!   

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Sonoinstructables 2: Knox Gel Vascular Access Simulator
May 1, 2018

Sonoinstructables 2: Knox Gel Vascular Access Simulator

Learn how to make an IV access simulator!

In this video, Jason Bowman and I show you how to make a vascular access simulator using Knox gel. Check it out and let us know what you think: Here are all the required ingredients in case you missed them on the video:

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Right Heart Function
April 14, 2018

Right Heart Function

Learn RH function in 5 mins!

This week, I talk about how to assess the function of the right heart.  This was originally recorded at Castlefest 2018 in Lexington just a few weeks ago.  Check it out! Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org. Want to get some hands-on practice with us in Oregon? Go to Bendfest2018! **Correction! The formula for fractional area change is (big number – small number)/big number. Said another way: (end diastolic area-end systolic area)/end diastolic area.  Thanks Walid Alhabashy for the catch!**   

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SonoInstructables 1: Ballistic Gel IV simulator
April 6, 2018

SonoInstructables 1: Ballistic Gel IV simulator

Through the wonders of science and technology, Jason Bowman and I now live in the same city.  We’ve been chatting about making instructional videos for how to make DIY ultrasound procedure simulators, and a few weeks ago we got together made our first one. In this video, we use Clear Ballistics gel to make an ultrasound-guided vascular access simulator. We’re planning on making a bunch more of these (including using Knox gel, agar, etc), so stay tuned for more!   Materials needed: Ballistics Gel Griddle Crock pot Baking Gloves Silicone tubing Drill Rubber stopper   

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Transesophageal Echo (TEE)
March 25, 2018

Transesophageal Echo (TEE)

Learn TEE in ~5 mins!

This week we have a special treat.  My favorite mountain-climbing TEE expert, Jimmy Fair, joins us to teach us basics of TEE ultrasound.  Check it out! We’re in the middle of Castlefest 2018 and LOVING IT! If you want to scan with us in Bend, Oregon, check out Bendfest18.com Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org.

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Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block
February 26, 2018

Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block

Learn the FICB in <6 mins!

This week, we dive into the thigh.  The ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca nerve block is one that can provide some much needed analgesia from the hip all the way down to the patella.  Watch this vid to learn how to perform this suprisingly easy block! Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org. Want to come hear some spectacular ultrasound lectureres and get some amazing hands-on experience? Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018! (its like, a month away!!) If Kentucky isn’t “Colorado-y” enough for you, come to Bendfest2018!   

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Pneumoperitoneum
November 3, 2017

Pneumoperitoneum

Learn how to diagnose pneumoperitoneum in <6 minutes!

This week we tackle abdominal free air (pneumoperitoneum).  This exam is all about the EPSS. Tune in to find out more! Check out my other podcasts, ultrasoundpodcast.com and ultrasoundgel.org. Subscribe and get emails everytime a new episode comes out! Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018!     

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Endocarditis
October 13, 2017

Endocarditis

Learn endocarditis in 7 minutes!

This week we’re going to delve into the world of endocarditis, or as like to call them: Valve boogers. This lecture was recorded live at our residency conference earlier in the month. Check it out and let me know what you think! Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2019!     

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B-lines (New!)
September 20, 2017

B-lines (New!)

Learn how to look for B-lines in <6 mins!

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve updated my b-lines vid.  Main thing here: remember that b-lines = increased density in the lung, not necessarily always from CHF. Check it out and let me know what you think! Come hang out with us in Versailles, Kentucky at Castlefest 2018! Do you feel like Versailes, Kentucky not beachy enough? Come to Cabofest instead! Offer code “5MINSONO10” gets you 10% off!   

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