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Rebellion21: Good Vibrations with Corona – Using POCUS in the COVID Era via Eric Chin, MD

In this 18-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Eric Chin, MD describes the role of point-of-care ultrasound in the evaluation of a COVID patient. Much of this talk focuses on thoracic and lung ultrasound.

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Infectious DiseaseProcedures and SkillsThoracic and Respiratory

POCUS and Soft Tissue Foreign Bodies

Case: A 51-year-old woman, with no pertinent past medical history, presented to the Emergency Department (ED) complaining of right hand pain after a large fragment from a wooden cooking spoon penetrated her right palm approximately 1 week ago. She reported immediately …

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Procedures and Skills

REBEL Core Cast 28.0 – Conference Pearls

Take Home Points  No palpable pulse does not equal no perfusion. We aren’t great at feeling pulses Patients with moderate to severe signs and symptoms of lithium toxicity should be considered for hemodialysis Always consider serious causes of back pain …

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ResuscitationToxicology

POCUS for Endotracheal Tube Confirmation

Background Information: The successful placement of an endotracheal tube (ETT) is a necessary skill all emergency physicians must possess. Performing life-saving interventions are understandably stressful as their failure can lead to morbid consequences and expedited patient death.1,2 The intensive training of …

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Procedures and Skills

How Do You FEEL About Echo in Cardiac Arrest?

Background: Focused use of ultrasound in resuscitation of patients with shock and cardiac arrest has become increasingly embraced in both the emergency department (ED) as well as in the prehospital setting. Application of ultrasound, particularly of echocardiography, has the potential to …

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Resuscitation

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