9. Case of the month: PoCUS in pneumomediastinum

Images Chris Fox A 14 year old boy presents to ED with throat and neck pain after persistent vomiting. He states he vomited > 30 times over the previous 8 hours. On examination:  oxygen saturation 98% on RA, BP 128/89, HR 66/min. No obvious crepitaions to the neck. A chest Xray was ordered What can Read more about 9. Case of the month: PoCUS in pneumomediastinum[…]

Trauma : knife through chest

Ultrasound images and text Genevieve Carbonatto A 53  year old lady presents to the Emergency Department after having stabbed herself in the chest in a suicide attempt. The knife is still in the chest close to and to the left of the sternum  in the 5th intercostal space. She is alert and orientated, she says Read more about Trauma : knife through chest[…]