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BC Point of Care Ultrasound

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Rapid Summary

When to scan:

  • Abdominal pain, flank pain or back pain
  • Shock, Hypotension or Syncope
  • High Risk: Male, smoker, HTN, >50yo
5 Minute Video

Where to put the probe:

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• At level of xiphoid process
• Midline, Transverse
• Slide until bifurcation

When to scan:

  • Abdominal pain, flank pain or back pain
  • Shock, Hypotension or Syncope
  • High Risk: Male, smoker, HTN, >50yo

Where you put the probe:

  • At level of xiphoid process
  • Midline, Transverse
  • Slide until bifurcation
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Findings