Subcostal (subxiphoid) view

Probe position: Subxiphoid with the probe marker pointing left. You will see the following structures:

RA: Right Atrium, RV: Right Ventricle, LA: Left Atrium, LV: Left ventricle 

Case courtesy of Cindy H. Hs, Jay Menaker, Eric Brader from ultrasound for trauma available at:

Learning Bite

You need to push the probe down firmly if bowel gas is getting in the way of your images. Or can you gently massage it away? It is always helpful to ask the patient to bend their knees.