Echo in Cardiac Arrest

You are assigned to perform an echo in life support on a 45-year-old patient with a witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Ultrasound in shocked patients. This competency is specifically for Higher Specialty Trainees. It is also useful for interested Core Trainees.
A young male presents with atraumatic sudden severe abdominal pain and shock.
Understanding the use of Echo in Life Support (ELS)
Vascular access is a common procedure in the emergency department. Using ultrasound to visualise vessels is helpful, but the additional skill of using ultrasound to guide the procedure is even more so
This module describes focused ultrasound for suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Elderly lady presenting with abdominal pain and fleeting left upper limb weakness.
A 65-year-old male is brought to the ED with severe abdominal pain and nausea.
Another pain in the back SBA
Struggling to negotiate CT imaging requests for your paediatric patients? Let the guiding principles of ALARA come to your rescue!
Your patient’s x-ray shows his heart is almost the whole size of his chest. What’s going on? And what are you going to do about it?
This session focuses on the way ultrasound works and how to manipulate the ultrasound machine to obtain optimal images.
A 38-year-old gentleman has just finished a course of antibiotics for pneumonia, but his symptoms aren’t resolving
Understanding the use of Echo in Life Support (ELS)
FAST involves assessment of the peritoneal cavity, pleural cavity and pericardial space. Learning that free fluid is present facilitates the most appropriate management plan
Evaluate various patient entry methods.
A 65-year-old man attends the ED complaining of a 2-day history of worsening shortness of breath.
A 43-year-old cyclist arrives after being struck by a car. He arrives collared and blocked on a scoop stretcher with evidence of bruising to the right chest, abdomen, and pelvis.
Emergency medicine ultrasound has been steadily developing over the last two decades, and courses have run in the UK since the late 1990s. Since ultrasound is rapid and involves no radiation, it is an excellent clinical tool, often referred to as the modern stethoscope
A 79-year-old female attends ED by ambulance after having 12 hours of central, pleuritic chest pain which radiated to the back across her shoulders.
The use of FAST scan in the ED
Ultrasound in AAA decision making
An introduction to FAST scanning in the emergency department and a brief introduction to ultrasound physics
Exploring the role of lung ultrasound in patients with COVID-19 in the Emergency Department.
A young fit and well patient presents with fever, cough and dyspnea. You suspect COVID19 infection and wonder how point-of-care lung ultrasound might help with the diagnosis
This months podcast features Angio following cardiac arrest | Vertigo | Bag Mask Ventilation in RSI | LGIB | and IAEM PoCUS Erector Spinae Block
The March 2018 Podcast
In this interview we discuss his experience in the use of ultrasound for critical care in the remote environment