|Surgery Grand Rounds: Echocardiogram in Trauma: Not just a new expensive toy, but a useful tool
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|Date and Time||Thursday, December 13, 2012|
7:00 am - 8:00 am
|Location||Sanger Hall - 1-044, MCV Campus|
|Speaker||Paula Ferrada, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA|
|Description||At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1) Evaluate the incoming literature on the subject of surgeon-performed ultrasound.
2) Review the uses of echocardiogram as a tool for evaluation of hypotension in the ICU and trauma bay.
3) Identify the echocardiographic windows and its use for function and evaluation of fluid status and pericardial effusion.
|Lozada, Christina Vanessa