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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Heart failure/pulmonary edema


MEDEST - December 18, 2018 
"Bottom Line Clinical Pearl: 
  • Use ultrasound during every step of your clinical pathway in HF/CPE patients. 
  • US detection of B-lines for diagnosis in undifferentiated dyspneic patients 
  • US of IVC to discriminate between fluid overloaded or redistributed patients 
  • Pump/Tank/Pipes US approach for differential diagnosis in undifferentiated shock patients"