BCPoCUS - BC Point of Care Ultrasound

BC Point of Care Ultrasound

Your go-to resource for point-of-care ultrasound rapid summaries and videos.

Bowel Obstruction

Rapid Summary

When to scan:

5 Minute Video

Where to put the probe:

os-SBO

• Sweep across all 4 quadrants
• Check paracolic gutters

When to scan:

Where you put the probe:

  • Sweep across all 4 quadrants
  • Check paracolic gutters
os-SBO

Findings

The more positive findings, the more likely patient has an obstruction.