This week we have two remarkably similar scans. One is a rupturing aortic aneurysm , the other is a 33 week baby’s head. Can you tell which is which?
The patient is a 56 year old man who was brought in via EMS for severe respiratory distress. He is sitting straight up in bed, tripoding, diaphoretic with dinner plate eyes. The patient is able to convey that he thinks he might die. He was given one albuterol/atrovent nebulizer per EMS without relief. The patient […]
This 34 y/o female presents one day after she stepped on a sewing needle. What ultrasound guided procedure would allow the painless removal of this foreign body?
The patient is a 24 year old G1P0 at 12 weeks GA who presents to your department with sudden onset severe left flank pain. No history of fertility treatment, no vaginal bleeding. The patient is pale and has severe diffuse abdominal tenderness. BP 82/34 P 135 R 20 T 98.6F.