Tag » Abdomen
With POCUS, you rule-out an ectopic pregnancy by ruling in an intrauterine pregnancy. In the absence of reproductive assistance (in-vitro, hormone therapy, etc), the likelihood of having an ectopic AND an IUP is very low. 2 minute video here.
Want a quick 2 minute refresher on looking for free fluid in Morison’s pouch – the first image of the FAST exam? If you have a hypotensive patient and you don’t see fluid here, odds are pretty good that the cause is something other than intraabdominal hemorrhage. 2 minute video here.
The primary question with biliary ultrasound is that of gallstones – are they present? In the appropriate patient, the YES/NO answer to this can really help guide further care – pursue formal imaging or eliminate the GB from the differential. 2 minute video here.