POCUS Cases 3 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Ocular POCUS

This is POCUS Cases 3 – Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Ocular POCUS. In case you haven’t heard yet, the EM Cases POCUS Cases Video Series has officially been launched!

POCUS Cases is an original EM Cases video series led by Dr. Robert Simard, an Emergency Physician at North York General Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. Rob always wished he had x-ray vision…but since he possesses no special powers…using Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is the next closest thing. He completed a POCUS fellowship at NOSM and teaches POCUS nationally and internationally. He is the creator POCUS Cases, an original EM cases screencast that provides POCUS clinical pearls in an engaging and fun way that will help you provide stellar care to your patients.

In this POCUS Cases 3 – Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension & Ocular POCUS, Dr. Simard explains the limitations of CT head in the diagnosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension, how to identify papilledema on ocular POCUS, how to measure Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter (ONSD) on POCUS and the limitations of ONSD on ocular POCUS.

Keep your eyes open for a new POCUS Cases each month!

POCUS Cases 3 – Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Ocular POCUS

 

Additional EM Cases resources on elevated ICP: CritCases 8 Management of Elevated ICP

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About the Author:

Dr. Anton Helman is an Emergency Physician at North York General in Toronto. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Division of Emergency Medicine and the Education Innovation Lead at the Schwartz-Reisman Emergency Medicine Instititute. He is the founder, editor-in-chief and host of Emergency Medicine Cases.

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