Author Archives: Dennis Cho

Emergency resident and POCUS fellow at the University of Toronto.

The Meaning of B-Lines

Case: A 66 year-old man presented with 2 weeks of increasing cough, generalized weakness, and decreased oral intake. He has a past medical history of a tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma for which he had received both chemo and radiation therapy. His last treatment was months prior. He was followed by the palliative care service who […]

Does shoulder dislocation = 2 x-rays?

Case: A 65-year old healthy lady presents with left shoulder pain after sustaining a fall on outstretched arm injury while walking her dog. She complains about inability to move her left shoulder and severe pain. There was no associated head or neck injury. She has no prior history of shoulder dislocation. She is hemodynamically stable […]