Critical Care Ultrasound (CCUS) information and resources  

 

 

Bedside scanning schedule  
Every other Monday at 3pm
Meet in MICU workroom
**Schedule TBD**

 

Sending studies to Qpath from the SonoSite Xporte CLICK HERE

 

 

CCUS curriculum documents 
CLICK HERE
CCUS 1 Ultrasound Basics and Qpath Intro
CCUS 2 Basic Critical Care Echo
CCUS 3 LVEF Estimation
CCUS 4 Lung Ultrasound
CCUS 5 Pleural Ultrasound
CCUS 6 Abdomen & Paracentesis
CCUS 7 IVC & Fluid Responsiveness
CCUS 8 DVT Ultrasound
CCUS 9 Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian Central Venous Cannulation
CCUS 10 Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral IV Insertion

 

CCUS Articles CLICK HERE

 

Links to videos 

Intro

Q-path (4 videos, 20 min):

            http://vanderbiltem.com/sections/ultrasound/q-path-training

 

Ultrasound physics/knobology (3 videos, 32 min):

            https://vimeo.com/99688279

            https://vimeo.com/99692162

            https://vimeo.com/99964762

 

Basic cardiac

LVEF (15 min):

            https://vimeo.com/85768153

Caveats to above video (2 videos, 21 min):

            https://vimeo.com/86966443

            https://vimeo.com/87824434

EPSS (16 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast25EPSSwCostComm.m4v

Pericardial effusion & tamponade (2 videos, 40 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/TamponadePodPt1_v3.m4v

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/TamponadePodPt2_v2.m4v

 

Lung/Pleura

B-lines (15 min):

            https://vimeo.com/112116523

Comprehensive lung scanning (2 videos, 76 min):

http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/LungUSPt1_v4.m4v

 http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/LungUSPt2_v3.m4v

Philips’ “Point-of-care lung ultrasound” eBook (comprehensive but short)

http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f3688e9#/1f3688e9/1

Thoracentesis (3 min):

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1XR4AOi8q0

 

Abdomen & Paracentesis

FAST (14 min):

            http://sinaiem.org/tutorials-2/fast/

Hydronephrosis (14 min)

            https://vimeo.com/97765730

AAA (32 min):

            http://sinaiem.org/tutorials-2/aorta/

Small bowel obstruction (13 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/SBO_v3.m4v

Paracentesis (10 min):

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDIo6xQS7Hc

 

IVC & Fluid Responsiveness

IVC controversy FOR (4 min):

https://vimeo.com/19132243

IVC controversy AGAINST (23 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/FluidPod_v1_1.mp4

Cardiac output (5 min):

https://intensiveblog.com/cardiac-output-echo/

IVC, fluid responsiveness, cardiac output – putting it all together (2 videos, 48 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast22Fluid1.m4v

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast23Fluid2.m4v

 

DVT

Lower extremity DVT evaluation (25 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast04DVT.mp4

 

Ultrasound guided IV access

Central venous catheter placement (20 min):

            https://vimeo.com/44255343

Peripheral IV placement (20 min):

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4rBvv7dCN7ZWmV4WVBtZ2Iya3c/

 

Advanced cardiac

RV function (2 videos, 30 min):

            https://vimeo.com/108265627

            https://vimeo.com/106214780

Diastology (2 videos, 58 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast13DiastologyPart1.m4v

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast14DiastologyPart2.m4v

Diastology summary/how to (4 min):

            http://traffic.libsyn.com/ultrasoundpodcast/UltrasoundPodcast15HowtoDiastology.m4v

Doppler physics (2 videos, 31 min):

            https://vimeo.com/137894811

            https://vimeo.com/137897874

 

Advanced lung

ARDS, recruitment/PEEP, ventilator weaning

**TBD**

 

Recommended apps/iBooks:

One Minute Ultrasound Smartphone App

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/one-minute-ultrasound/id512301845

Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: Volume 1 (iPad only):

https://books.apple.com/us/book/introduction-to-bedside-ultrasound/id554196012

Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: Volume 2 (iPad only):

https://books.apple.com/us/book/introduction-to-bedside-ultrasound-volume-2/id647356692

 

Additional resources:

Vanderbilt EM ultrasound videos

http://vanderbiltem.com/sections/ultrasound/us-videos

Stanford Critical Care POCUS course (highly recommended, requires creation of free account)

http://med.stanford.edu/criticalcare/education/fellowship/ultrasound.html

Sinai EM ultrasound tutorial

http://sinaiem.org/us/

The Ultrasound Podcast (high level, must use search function)

http://www.ultrasoundpodcast.com

 

Contacts:

Matthew Lipton, MD

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Meredith Pugh, MD, MSCI

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