Category Archives: Soft tissue

A PoCUS Year in Review – Part 1

I’ve just wrapped up a phenomenal year of POCUS learning and thought I would share some of my cases and accompanying pearls. This is a two-part series. Here are the first 4 take home points, in no particular order. 1. Compare sides. I was early into my fellowship when a colleague pulled me aside to […]

Foreign Body Removal

40 year old mechanic was hammering metal when his hammer broke. He immediately felt pain in his wrist. He was concerned part of the hammer was stuck in his wrist. He had an 8 mm laceration to the volar surface of his wrist. He has normal ROM, normal pulses, normal Allen test, and normal sensation. […]

Swollen Genitals

It’s 2 am and an 89 yo male from LTC  presents with fever and scrotal swelling x 2 days. He was transferred to the ER for decreasing LOC. His Pmhx is significant for dementia, BPH and high cholesterol. On exam, he has a temp of 37.9, HR 91, RR 18, BP 111/57 and O2 sat […]