Ultrasound-Guided Emergency and Critical Care Procedures

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Ultrasound-Guided Emergency and Critical Care Procedures

Key Topics:

  • Evaluation of pneumothorax
  • Ultrasound-findings associated with pericardial tamponade
  • Techniques for performing ultrasound guided pericardiocentesis
  • Verification of endotracheal intubation, evaluation of hemothorax, ultrasound guided thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound-guided paracentesis
  • Ultrasound guided lumbar puncture

 

Objectives

At the completion of this enduring material, the participant should be able to:

  • Confirm placement of an endotracheal tube
  • Identify a pneumothorax
  • Determine the deepest pocket of fluid to facilitate the drainage of a pleural effusion
  • Look for evidence of pericardial tamponade and describe the steps required to perform a pericardiocentesis
  • Determine the deepest pocket of fluid to facilitate performing a paracentesis
  • Mark the location for needle insertion prior to performing a lumbar puncture

 

Date of Original Release: 10/9/2014

This edition valid for credit through: 10/3/2020

Video Length: 49:00