Ultrasound Archives - Critical Care Practitioner

CCP Podcast 037: How to Make Ultrasound Easier!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTweet In this episode I talked to Jennifer Cotton (@sonomojo) who runs the website Sonomojo which is a guide to ultrasound education and she talks about her reasons for setting up the site. The aim of the site is about connecting people to resources about ultrasound. […]

International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound

Tweet This document reflects the overall results of the first consensus conference on “point of care” ultrasound. Statements were discussed and elaborated by experts who published the vast majority of papers on clinical use of lung ultrasound in the last 20 years. Recommendations were produced to guide implementation, development and standardisation of lung ultrasound in all relevant settings. Link Here…

Social Media…its not just my opinion!

Tweet Those boys over at Ultrasoundpodcast.com have released a couple of videos on their channel about their views of using social media in their professional lives. Its well worth a listen and I have embedded the first part below. I wanted to highlight a couple of points which resonated with me. Social media is my […]

CCP Podcast 082: FICE…Just Do It!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTweet This is a conversation I had with Marcus Peck (@ICUltrasonica) who is the chair of the FICE committee (Focussed Intensive Care Echocardiography) and Hannah Conway who is an ACCP at Glenfield Hospital and is VERY qualified when it comes to ultrasound and echocardiography. It would seem that […]

Test Characteristics of Ultrasonography for the Detection of Pneumothorax – Chest 2012

Tweet Performance of ultrasonography for the detection of pneumothorax is excellent and is superior to supine chest radiography. Considering the rapid access to bedside ultrasonography and the excellent performance of this simple test, this study supports the routine use of ultrasonography for the detection of pneumothorax. Link to research paper here…

Ultrasound in the septic patient – lets RUSH in!

Tweet The RUSH Protocol was first introduced in 2006 by Weingart SD et al, and later published in 2009. It was designed to be a rapid and easy to perform US protocol (link here

CCP Podcast 074: Lung Ultrasound with Sonophysio

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTweet Simon Hayward (aka @sonophysio) is a great advocate of lung ultrasound in the critical care patient. He currently is running a very popular course with one of his medical colleagues to help introduce people to this technique. He is busy! We talk about the […]

CCP Podcast 080: Nitin does FICE….quickly!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTweet My friend and colleague Dr Nitin Arora (@aroradrn) has just completed his Focussed Intensive Care Echocardiography (FICE) course and has managed to complete the 50 required scans in 63 days! It can be done. Segun (@iceman_ex) and I chat with him about his experience. Interview […]

Internal Jugular Insertion Technique

Tweet Interesting idea on a different method for central line insertion under ultrasound followed by a discussion about short versus long axis technique with some research articles. From Ultrasound Podcast.