This observational study evaluated the use of ultrasound to differentiate between esophageal versus tracheal intubation in patients who received either emergency intubation during CPR or rapid sequence intubation.
This 36-year-old female presents with intermittent severe a abdominal and pelvic pain for one day. Please use sonography to evaluate this patient.
This 59-year-old female with a history of metastatic breast carcinoma presents with shortness of breath. Please use sonography to examine her heart.
This 61-year-old male presents with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath. Please evaluate the lung with sonography.
This 30-year-old female with a history of intravenous drug abuse presents with pain, erythema, and swelling over her right anterior thigh. Please evaluate the soft tissue of her thigh with sonography
This article from the Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine details a study in which anesthesiology residents were assessed on their ultrasound proficiency in a competition that utilized elements of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).
This 18-year-old-female presents with acute left lower abdominal pain. Last known menstrual period was 2 months ago. Vitals: T=38 C BP= 100/60 mmHg HR= 110 bpm RR=28 bpm O2 sat= 100% on RA. Please use sonography to evaluate her pelvis.
This 44-year-old female with a history of cardiomyopathy presents with progressive shortness of breath. Vitals: T=36 C BP= 90/p mmHg HR= 95 bpm RR=32 bpm O2 sat= 94% on 100% non-rebreather mask. Please evaluate the patient’s heart with sonography.