Recruitment lecture 11.01.2019

Today's lecture was about a patient with EtOH abuse presenting with dyspnea, leg pain. POCUS that was performed secondary to low BP showed large pericardial effusion. Physiology of tamponade was discussed including physical exam (with live demonstration with audience participation!) and echo findings. Laboratory workup and pericardiocentesis (which yielded bloody pericardial fluid) did not reveal … Continue reading Recruitment lecture 11.01.2019