Diagnosis of Small Bowel Obstruction on Point of Care ...
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Diagnosis of Small Bowel Obstruction on Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)


Pt w/ acute abd pain/distention, intracting vomiting...


SBO diagnosed in minutes of ED arrival, thanks to pocus... Fluid-filled bowel, diam >2.5cm, ‘to & fro’ peristalsis, thick wall/plicae circulares 


—>NGT & surg consult, didn’t have to wait for CT for dx.


Dr Lauren McCafferty @lmccaff120


#Clinical #POCUS #SBO #Obstruction #SmallBowel #Peristalsis
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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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