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Right Heart Evaluation

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 to focus...

The New Superpower in Dentistry

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 invisible to...

Molar Pregnancy

Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS- Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction Molar pregnancy is the most common type of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). It is also known as a...

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...

The Power of the POCUS Community

As we enter 2023, a new year of uncertainty, we push aside our fears and reflect on the great things Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy™ was able to...

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Left Parasternal Long Axis/Parasternal Long Axis (PLAX) View of the Heart – Brief Review

by | Feb 9, 2024 | Cardiac | 0 Comments

By Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS (APCA) Introduction The parasternal long axis (PLAX) view of the heart is a relatively easier view of the heart to obtain in an average...

Remembering Pioneers in Radiology

by | Feb 1, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Remembering Pioneers in Radiology As Black History Month approached this year, we found ourselves inspired to dive into the history of medical imaging and its...

POCUS Education Provider (PEP) Program: Educating and Training Healthcare Professionals in the Art of POCUS

by | Dec 1, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has steadily increased in both clinical and community settings in recent years. It is one of the few diagnostic methods that...

Pneumothorax – Can POCUS Lung Help?

by | Nov 13, 2023 | Chest,Lung,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Ob/Gyn and Abdomen (APCA) Pneumothorax is the presence of air outside the lung and in the pleural space. The pleural space is the...

The POCUS Pelvic Examination Can Help Women with Post-menopausal Bleeding

by | Oct 24, 2023 | Family Medicine,OB/GYN,POCUS Education | 0 Comments

By Alaa Elzarka MD, PhD, OB GYN Lecturer, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Abnormal uterine bleeding is considered a common problem for women during their childbearing...

Kidney, Ureter, Bladder (KUB) Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) with Some Examples of Commonly Encountered Pathology in the Point of Care Setting

by | Jul 14, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

By Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS (APCA) Introduction Transabdominal ultrasound is a quick and easy modality to clinically assess a patient presenting with signs and...

The MissionPOCUS 2023 Grant Award Goes To…

by | Jun 6, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Rockville, MD, June 07, 2023 – Today the Inteleos Foundation and the POCUS Certification Academy under Inteleos announced...

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Top Five FOAMed Resources for POCUS: A Medical Student Review

by | May 23, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

Top Five FOAMed Resources for POCUS: A Medical Student Review Author: Mel Ebeling, BS Artifact? Attenuation? The Doppler Effect? Fanning vs. Sliding vs. Rocking? Let’s...

Spleen Ultrasound – How to Measure Length of the Spleen and Assess for Splenomegaly with Ultrasound

by | May 9, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

By: Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS- Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction The spleen is an intraabdominal organ and is the largest organ of the lymphatic system. The...