Show Me the “D”: Using Bedside Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Right Heart Strain
Monday, April 24, 2023
10:25 AM – 10:35 AM CST
Location: Salon ABC-3rd Floor
CE: 0.25 Credits
Renato Rapada, DO: No financial relationships to disclose
This session will showcase key bedside echocardiographic findings found in right heart strain to aid in the diagnosis of right ventricular dysfunction, an often-overlooked etiology of undifferentiated shock. This presentation will outline ultrasound findings and diagnostic criteria generalizable to Emergency Medicine providers at all skill levels and in different critical care settings.
Obtain and identify echocardiographic windows seen in right heart strain.
Recognize ultrasounographic findings suggestive of right ventricular dysfunction.