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This apical four chamber view on a patient with fever and a history of IV drug use demonstrates a vegetation on the
This parasternal long axis view of the heart shows a global left ventricular systolic function that is
This parasternal long axis view of the heart is a good example of the use of the descending aorta as a landmark to help show this patient has a
The right ventricle in this parasternal short axis view taken at the level of the mitral valve and papillary muscles is
A crash femoral line is placed during a cardiac arrest situation. Some agitated saline is injected intravenously and this subxyphoid view is obtained during a pulse check. The interpretation is that
A patient presents in sepsis due to urinary tract infection with hypotension. A parasternal long axis view demonstrates
A 45 year old female with a long standing history of hypertension and methamphetamine use presents to clinic for follow up after recent hospitalization for congestive heart failure. Her shortness of breath has improved. Considering the focused cardiac questions, what pathological findings are present in the image below?
In the consensus statement published by the American Society of Echocardiography, the goals of the focused cardiac ultrasound in the symptomatic emergency department patient are which of the following: (mark all that apply)
In the paper Bedside Echocardiography by Emergency Physicians published in 2001, Mandavia et al. determined that the non cardiologist diagnosed pericardial effusion at a sensitivity of ____ and specificity of ____?
In the paper published in 2015 titled Diagnostic Accuracy of Right Ventricular Dysfunction Markers in Normotensive Emergency Department Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism, Weekes, et al. drew what conclusions regarding the sensitivity and specificity of non radiologists to diagnose RV dysfunction?
The A4C view featured below rules out the presence of acute pulmonary embolism.
True or False?
A 55 year old female presents to the emergency department complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath. She is diaphoretic with a blood pressure of 80/50, HR of 120, and O2 sat of 85% requiring 4L of oxygen. Her EKG is in sinus rhythm and shows no acute ischemic changes.
Based on the findings above, what is the next step in management?
The Cardiopulmonary Limited Ultrasound Examination (CLUE) exam is a rapid evaluation of the heart and lungs and seeks to answers all of the following except?
A 65 year old female with a history hypertension and diabetes presents with shortness of breath, orthopnea, weight gain, and bilateral leg swelling. Her bedside cardiac echo in the parasternal short view showed the following.
Based on your most likely diagnosis, what sonographic finding would you expect to see on her pulmonary ultrasound?
A 35 year old male with a history methamphetamine use presents with shortness of breath, orthopnea and LE swelling. His bedside ultrasound shows the following finding:
What is the most likely diagnosis based on the findings above?
A 50 year old female presents with shortness of breath and chest pain. She if found to have a moderately sized pericardial effusion on her bedside echo. Her IVC has the following appearance.
This finding rules out cardiac tamponade with a ________ sensitivity.
Which of the following findings is NOT suggestive of cardiac tamponade?
A 42 year male presents to the emergency department with chest pain and shortness of breath. He is found to have a unilateral swollen leg.
A focused cardiac echo is performed and reveals which distinctive finding for acute pulmonary embolism?
A 53 year old female with a history of breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy presents with acute onset of shortness of breath and chest pain. Her bedside echo shows the following finding:
Based on the ultrasound above, what is your most likely diagnosis?
A 60 year old female with a history of hypertension presents with shortness of breath, orthopnea, bilateral lower extremity edema. She is diagnosed with congestive heart failure. A bedside cardiac echo is performed and shows the following:
You estimate her ejection fraction to be __________.
What sonographic finding is present?
A 45 year old male with a history of shortness of breath and chest pain is found to have a pericardial effusion. His blood pressure is 90/50 and his heart rate is 120. A bedside ultrasound shows the presence of a pericardial effusion. What ultrasound findings are concerning for Pericardial Tamponade?
The absence of right ventricular diastolic collapse and right atrial systolic collapse has a ______ negative predictive value for pericardial tamponade.
What pathological finding is depicted below?
A 63 year old female with a long standing history of hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease presents to clinic for follow up after recent hospitalization for congestive heart failure. Her shortness of breath has improved. Considering the focused cardiac questions, what pathological findings are present in the image below?
A 65 year old male with a history of congestive heart failure, COPD, hypertension, and diabetes presents to the clinic with shortness of breath. His vital signs are within normal limits. He reports he gets more short of breath with minimal exertion. He has no chest pain.
His bedside cardiac and lung ultrasound shows the following findings:
What is your most likely diagnosis for this patient’s acute dyspnea?
A 63 year old female with a history of COPD, hypertension, and diabetes presents to the clinic with cough, subjective fever, and shortness of breath. Her CXR shows a right lower lobe pneumonia.
Her cardiac echo shows what finding?