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MissionPOCUS: Redefining Healthcare in Low Resource Areas

Through its MissionPOCUS initiative, the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy™ collaborates with healthcare providers to provide grant funding to select organizations to encourage the expansion of POCUS to new communities and practitioners worldwide. The 2021 MissionPOCUS grant... Read more »

POCUS Provides Timely Care for Patients Facing Lung Infections

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) provides healthcare professionals direct and immediate diagnostic insights that support their ability to provide the timely care that their patients need. This modality allows healthcare professionals to collect important diagnostic information at the... Read more »

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 improve the speed and quality of their... Read more »

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 integrity of the blood vessel... Read more »

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 closings, and job insecurity are our new norms. Healthcare... Read more »

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 years ago. Radiologists had documented the use of... 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 »

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