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<br /> Ultrasound<br /> A case study by<br /> Ben C. Smith, MD, FACEP<br /> Chief, Division of Emergency Ultrasound<br /> Associate Professor, Department<br /> of Emergency Medicine<br /> University of Tennessee, Erlanger Hospital,<br /> Chattanooga, TN<br /> A patient<br /> in cardiac arrest<br /> Philips Lumify case study<br /> A 63 year-old male with a history of diabetes was found<br /> slumped over at work. Coworkers, assuming this was another<br /> one of the patient’s usual diabetic emergencies, left the patient<br /> alone and called EMS. The EMS team responded promptly.<br /> EMS found the patient apneic, cyanotic, and pulseless,<br /> and initiated standard ACLS protocol. The patient was<br /> endotracheally intubated and was noted to be in asystole<br /> on initial rhythm check. Two amps of epinephrine were<br /> given. CPR was continued en route to my emergency<br /> department (ED); five minutes ETA on call-in.<br /> It was a particularly<a title="DrSmith_CaseStudy_Zmag_FNL-Zmag page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05002226?page=1"> Ultrasound A case study by Ben C</a> <a title="DrSmith_CaseStudy_Zmag_FNL-Zmag page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05002226?page=2"> A patient in cardiac arrest Clinical case The </a> <a title="DrSmith_CaseStudy_Zmag_FNL-Zmag page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05002226?page=3"> Video The following video demonstrates the</a> <a title="DrSmith_CaseStudy_Zmag_FNL-Zmag page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05002226?page=4"> A patient in cardiac arrest Clinical impact Th</a> <a title="DrSmith_CaseStudy_Zmag_FNL-Zmag page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05002226?page=5"> A patient in cardiac arrest Conclusion • The e</a>