CONSIDER THE PROBE: POCUS4LP
Not all spines were created equal. When you are starting out, Lumbar Puncture can be an intimidating procedure to perform. While some patient's have incredible surface anatomy to guide your procedure, for many others, it is extremely challenging. Dr. Bradley Dickson reviews the techniques of ultrasound-guided lumbar puncture. There is good evidence that utilization of ultrasound improves our overall performance of this procedure (especially in patients with a higher BMI...).
Enjoy and always remember on shift to CONSIDER THE PROBE!