How do I assess abdominal pain with bedside ultrasound? #FOAMed, #FOAMus, #FOAMcc, #CCUS

Hi!

Here’s a great lecture from CCUS 2014 starring my main man Haney @criticalcarenow Mallemat, where he tells us how he integrates bedside ultrasound in the assessment of the patient with abdominal pain.

And bonus, an intro by Vicki @nobleultrasound Noble.

 

Enjoy!

 

http://www.ccusinstitute.org/Video.asp?sVideo=Hainey

Bedside Ultrasound Clip Quiz 2 – #FOAMed, #FOAMcc

64 yr old woman POD#3 Rt heimcolectomy with fever and abdominal pain.

Right costal longitudinal scan. What do you see?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A complex echogenic sliver of ascites over the liver…now what do you do? Here’s what I did…

 

…and it showed fecaloid material. Turned out to be anostomotic leak. ┬áDidn’t have to push much for surgery.

 

Philippe