Category: Life in the Fastlane

CXR Essentials: Abnormal CVC position

Medmastery video helps identify incorrectly positioned central venous lines on chest x-ray and the potential complications of pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, hydrothorax, hemothorax and cardiac tamponade The post CXR Essentials: Abnormal CVC position appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Sabrine Elkhodr Powered by WPeMatico

Ultrasound Case 017

A 23 year old woman presents with right sided pelvic pain and vaginal spotting. Her last period was 6 or 7 weeks ago and her urinary BHCG is positive. You perform a transvaginal ultrasound. The post Ultrasound Case 017 appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Dr James Rippey Powered

Digoxin toxicity: Management

Dr Betty Chan, emergency physician and clinical toxicologist, discusses the DORA trial and digoxin toxicity – 1 or 2 amps of immune fab only, no maths required – and explains why less is more. The post Digoxin toxicity: Management appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Neil Long Powered by

Misplacement of V1 and V2

Misplacement of V1 and V2: Don’t let this mistake mess up your ECG interpretation! Manifesting with P wave, Q wave, T wave changes and Brugada II pattern The post Misplacement of V1 and V2 appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Brooks Walsh, MD Powered by WPeMatico

CXR Essentials: The Failing Heart

Medmastery video helps identify the features of cardiac failure on the chest X-ray. Evaluation of the three stages of failure including vascular redistribution; interstitial oedema and alveolar oedema The post CXR Essentials: The Failing Heart appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Sabrine Elkhodr Powered by WPeMatico