5 Second Sono – Nec Fasc
October 15, 2015

5 Second Sono – Nec Fasc

Learn to identify necrotizing fasciitis in <5 seconds!

This examination can be performed anywhere in the body where you suspect necrotizing fasciitis.  The following three examples are of the foot. Normal Foot: Foot with cellulitis: Foot with necrotizing fasciitis.  The arrow points to gas in the soft tissue

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5 Second Sono – Aortic Dissection
August 6, 2015

5 Second Sono – Aortic Dissection

Learn Aortic Dissection in <5 seconds!

Normal Aorta: Abnormal aorta:

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5 Second Sono – Right Heart Strain
July 6, 2015

5 Second Sono – Right Heart Strain

Learn right heart strain in <5 seconds

A4C view = best for looking at RHS (right heart strain). If the right heart > left heart = abnormal

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5 Second Sono – Pneumonia
March 30, 2015

5 Second Sono – Pneumonia

Learn to diagnose PNA in 5 seconds!
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5 Second Sono – AAA
March 16, 2015

5 Second Sono – AAA

Learn AAA in <5 seconds

>3 cm = abnormal >5 cm w/ hypotension = Ruptured AAA until proven otherwise.

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5 Second Sono – TAP block
February 16, 2015

5 Second Sono – TAP block

Learn to do a TAP block in 5 seconds!
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5 Second Sono – Soft Tissue
February 9, 2015

5 Second Sono – Soft Tissue

Learn soft tissue ultrasound in 5 seconds!

     

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5 second Sono – Cardiac Function
January 19, 2015

5 second Sono – Cardiac Function

Learn Cardiac Function in 5 mins!

E-Point Septal Separation: < 7 mm normal > 10 mm CHF Limitations: MV stenosis and Ao Regurgitation increase EPSS Normal function: Moderate dysfunction: Severe dysfunction:

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5 second Sono – UGIV
January 11, 2015

5 second Sono – UGIV

1. Get supplies 2. Tegaderm on probe, clean patient’s skin 3. Find vein 4. Find appropriate axis 5. After skin puncture, never lose sight of the tip of the needle 6. After flash of blood, angle the part of the IV you’re holding more towards the skin (but not flush; this is to avoid posterior walling) 7. Advance needle 8. Be an aggressive taper/IV securer 9. Rejoice in your success

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5 Second Sono – Pulmonary Edema
November 19, 2014

5 Second Sono – Pulmonary Edema

 

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