That's Quite a Thrill - Critical Care, SonoSite Ultrasound

00:01:54,729 - So because he has clots in the arteries of his lungs, 44 00:01:54,729 --> 00:01:56,799 the blood cannot go there easily, 45 00:01:56,799 --> 00:01:58,785 and the oxygen level is low. 46 00:01:58,785 --> 00:02:02,690 The treatment is very different than what we were doing. 47 00:02:02,690 --> 00:02:06,588 So we had the suspicion of that with the bedside ultrasound, 48 00:02:06,588 --> 00:02:09,394 sent him for the test, found that he had that, 49 00:02:09,394 --> 00:02:11,989 and completely changed his therapeutics. 50 00:02:11,989 --> 00:02:15,366 Four or five days after, he was off of the ventilator. 51 00:02:15,366 --> 00:02:18,050 He was extubated, talking to us. 52 00:02:18,050 --> 00:02:21,800 This guy has five kids, a very charming wife. 53 00:02:22,765 --> 00:02:24,437 - That's when I just went back 54 00:02:24,437 --> 00:02:27,860 to the hospital for a monthly blood test. 55 00:02:27,860 --> 00:02:28,693 The nurse said, 56 00:02:28,693 --> 00:02:30,736 "You're lucky you have Dr. Beaulieu as a doctor." 57 00:02:30,736 --> 00:02:32,114 I said, "You don't have to tell me that." 58 00:02:32,114 --> 00:02:34,111 - When I saw him two, three weeks ago in my office, 59 00:02:34,111 --> 00:02:36,148 he was coming back from Cuba, scuba diving, 60 00:02:36,148 --> 00:02:40,410 and I saw him, have that, when you meet with this guy 61 00:02:40,410 --> 00:02:43,058 in the outpatient clinic, you're like... 62 00:02:43,058 --> 00:02:44,430 That's worth it. 63 00:02:44,430 --> 00:02:47,847 (uplifting guitar music) "/>