BCPoCUS - BC Point of Care Ultrasound

BC Point of Care Ultrasound

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Appendix

Rapid Summary

When to Scan:

Patients presenting with RLQ pain and:

  • Rebound tenderness
  • Fever
  • Leukocytosis
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea and vomiting
5 Minute Video

Where to put the probe:

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• Linear or curvilinear probe
• Start transverse in the RUQ
• Follow the bumpy gas pattern of the ascending colon inferior
• Then rotate 90 degrees and slide medial

When to scan:

Patients presenting with RLQ pain and:

  • Rebound tenderness
  • Fever
  • Leukocytosis
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea and vomiting

Where you put the probe:

  • Linear or curvilinear probe
  • Start transverse in the RUQ
  • Follow the bumpy gas pattern of the ascending colon inferior
  • Then rotate 90 degrees and slide medial
IMG_1200

Findings