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Saving Lives Using POCUS

In New York City, our Emergency Department (ED) treats a diverse population of patients with a large variety of symptoms. We employ point of care ultrasound (POCUS) frequently to...

POCUS DVT Saves Lives

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Blood clotting is a defense mechanism of the body to prevent excessive blood loss if there is an injury resulting in the disruption of the...

POCUS Tracks COVID-19

Our society is one that lives in perpetual movement. In contrast, COVID-19 has provoked our world to come to a grinding halt. Social distancing, school closings, business...

Introduction to Chest POCUS

Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Chest ultrasound was not explored to its fullest potential for several decades, even though it was introduced into clinical practice more than 50...

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Caring For the Most Vulnerable Joint

by | Nov 22, 2022 | MSK,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Our knees are the largest joints in our bodies. They’re the most complex, highly used, and vulnerable tools of our anatomy, bearing our weight and carrying us where we...

POCUS Lung – Introduction to A-lines and B-lines

by | Nov 16, 2022 | Lung,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS (APCA)   Lung ultrasound has gained popularity in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic showed the power of Point-of-Care Ultrasound...

Choosing POCUS Can Decrease Radiation Exposure in Pneumonia Patients

by | Nov 10, 2022 | Family Medicine,Lung,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Pneumonia is the number one cause of death in children and the second highest cause of adult hospital admissions. In 2020, cases of the infection spiked due to COVID....

Saluting Our Troops and the Revolutionary Impacts They Have on Medicine

by | Nov 4, 2022 | Family Medicine,POCUS Education,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Happy Veteran's Day! Thank you for all you do to protect our freedoms and ensure our safety. We would not be America without you. You not only shape our daily lives but...

POCUS Could Transform Pediatrics

by | Oct 28, 2022 | Family Medicine,POCUS Education,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Practicing in Bangalore, India, Dr. Deepa Shivnani is an Otolaryngologist with advanced training in pediatric airway. During her practice, she realized the need for a...

POCUS Takes on the World of Sports

by | Oct 21, 2022 | POCUS Education,Sports Medicine | 0 Comments

September 2022 launched us into history in the making as the world watched one of the greatest of our time command the tennis court for what is thought to be her last...

October’s Pink Ribbons Remind Us We’re Not Alone

by | Oct 18, 2022 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

An estimated 339,250 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. And an even larger number of men and women will feel their lives rocked...

POCUS Takes Us Into the Future and Beyond

by | Oct 11, 2022 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Back to the Future Part II debuted and became the third highest-grossing movie in 1989. The forward-looking film took its audience on a journey into 2015. Marty McFly...

Don’t Fight Blind. Use POCUS to Diagnose SSTIs.

by | Oct 7, 2022 | MSK,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Skin serves as a shield, protecting the human body from elements of the outside world. As the largest organ, it performs countless tasks simultaneously, working all the...