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POCUS: The Image of Heart Health

Healthy heart function is a key component of the body’s survival. When something goes wrong, healthcare practitioners don’t usually have much time to determine the cause to inform an appropriate treatment plan. The ability to investigate... Read more »

The Win-Win of Pediatric Focused Cardiac POCUS

A 10-year-old boy enters the pediatric emergency room with shortness of breath. Immediately he is admitted, and workup begins. His attending physician conducts imaging during the child's exam using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). Imaging results reveal a... Read more »

COVID-19 and the Role of POCUS

Back to COVID-19 Main Page By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Statement Update April 20, 2020 The role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) lung has been established, and the lung ultrasound findings in COVID-19 patients seem consistent with a viral pneumonia pattern. Some patients develop a more severe disease... Read more »

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Cardiac Exams

Clinicians are better able to assess patient conditions when they use cardiac imaging at the point of care. With this information garnered from the ultrasound, they can set a comprehensive treatment plan. Clinicians can understand the... Read more »

The Heart of POCUS

The human body requires five organs that are vital to survival. These are the brain, kidneys, liver, lungs, and heart. These organs never stop to rest. Can you imagine never getting to sleep your entire lifetime?... Read more »

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