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POCUS: The MVP of Sports Medicine

Super Bowl LVII is just a few weeks away, and the World Cup final is just a few weeks behind. The two most popular sporting events in the world enthrall millions each—and...

Caring For the Most Vulnerable Joint

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 need to...

Ultrasound Guided Injections

Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS (APCA) A Brief History of Joint Injection Joint injections have been performed since the end of the 19th century. Clinicians would inject...

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Volunteers Are the Bedrock of the POCUS Mission

by | Mar 14, 2023 | News/Events,Past Events,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

What is the benefit of volunteers? The question seems silly, but if we stop and think, it’s difficult to tally all the ways volunteers are crucial to our mission. It’s...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – Is the Blood Clot (DVT) Always Visible on B-mode Ultrasound?

by | Mar 7, 2023 | DVT,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS- Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition in which a blood clot develops in a deep vein,...

Let’s Put an End to Female Underrepresentation

by | Mar 3, 2023 | OB/GYN,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in America to earn a medical degree. When applying to schools, she was rejected at every institution except Geneva...

POCUS Provides Necessary Timeliness For Heart Health

by | Mar 3, 2023 | Cardiac,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

By late February, stores will have marked down the prices of their pink and red heart-shaped products and stocked the shelves with four-leaf clovers in preparation for...

Right Heart Evaluation

by | Mar 3, 2023 | Cardiac,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

James Day BA, RDCS The left ventricle (LV) usually receives the most attention regarding point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). With that being the case, let’s take a moment...

Two Keys to Decreasing Cardiac Arrest Fatalities

by | Feb 13, 2023 | Cardiac,Emergency Medicine,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Many medical professionals are likely familiar with the unfortunate depictions of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in Hollywood. A character drowns, is electrocuted,...

Advancement in Medicine Leads to a Narrowing of the Gap in Healthcare

by | Feb 3, 2023 | Family Medicine,General Medicine,POCUS Education,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Oxford Languages define progress as "forward or onward movement toward a destination." It's action that leads us to our intended goals and ideals. When we speak to...

Improving Accessibility to POCUS Training

by | Jan 30, 2023 | AAA,Abdominal Trauma,Cardiac,DVT,Emergency Medicine,Family Medicine,Gastrointestinal,General Medicine,Hepatobiliary/Spleen,Lung,MSK,OB/GYN,Physical Therapy,POCUS Education,Primary Care Medicine,Renal,Vascular | 0 Comments

Physician's Weekly recently interviewed Nilam J. Soni, MD, MS, SFHM, FACP, on the barriers keeping clinicians from receiving point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) training....

The New Superpower in Dentistry

by | Jan 27, 2023 | Dentistry,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Though still viewed by the public as a tool chiefly used for prenatal care, ultrasound is spreading to every reach of medicine. Areas of the body once thought to be...