Bret Nelson recently filmed a webinar on critical care ultrasound at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute in Florida. He discussed evaluation of the hypotensive patient, incorporating Scott Weingart’s RUSH exam as well as other literature on acute assessment of the heart, IVC, FAST exam, and pleura.
Information on the webinar is available at Gulfcoast.

References for a variety of hypotension evaluations are included below, as well as a few screenshots from the webinar!

  • UHP protocol
  • Trinity Protocol
  • RCT of ultrasound in hypotension
  • FATE: Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • FEER: Focused Echocardiographic Evaluation in Resuscitation
  • CA– USE: Cardiac Arrest Ultrasound Exam
  • RUSH: Rapid Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension
  • ACES: Abdominal and Cardiac Evaluation with Sonography in Shock
  • RUSH: Rapid Ultrasound in Shock

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19945597