AAA

Indications

    • A clinical suspicion for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    • Hypotension

Clinical Questions

    • Is there an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
    • Is there the presence of an intimal flap within the aorta lumen?

Documentation

Limited Aorta Ultrasound performed by me:
Indication:  rule out AAA
Interpretation: no AAA
Images archived in medical record

Recommended Reading

    • Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound Vol 1 & Vol 2
      • Chapter 3: Aorta

Other Online Resources

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