The RUSH exam, also known as the Rapid Ultrasound in SHock, is an essential tool to allow the care provider to evaluate the etiology of shock.
Evaluate for tamponade, pulmonary embolus and acute MI Echocardiography.
Evaluate for CHF, hemorrhage and sepsis.
- EFAST - Leakiness/compromise
- IVC - Volume status
- Thoracic - Fluid overload/pulmonary edema/pleural effusion
Evaluate for AAA and Aortic Dissection, +/- DVT.