Search Tag: POCUS

Executive Health Management

EUROSON 2019 welcomes world of ultrasound

2019 22 May

Initiatives to expand the meeting globally   Prof. Sidhu, talks to Healthmanagement.org about EUROSON 2019 and EFSUMB initiatives in the pipeline.   EFSUMB and FESUMB welcome the imaging and ultrasound community to Granada for EUROSON 2019. This year EUROSON will be held simultaneously with the XXX Annual Meeting of AEED (Asociación Española... Read more

Executive Health Management

Clinical ultrasound in the age of artificial intelligence

2019 22 Feb

The foremost expert in critical care ultrasound on the value of natural vs artificial intelligence in medicine.   Ultrasound is a tool like no other in medicine. Most importantly, because it is a work of the hand and the eye, combining the art of reasoning, common sense (that is, intelligence), it provides a unique opportunity for the physician... Read more

ICU Management

Abdominal point-of-care ultrasound in critical care

2019 24 Jan

The secrets of the abdomen Overview of abdominal point-of-care ultrasound use in the ICU, potential diagnoses and findings common to the critical care patient population.   The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in critical care as a diagnostic and monitoring tool is rapidly expanding. While its role in cardiovascular and respiratory... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fulfilling a promise to Mosul with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 11 Dec

Mosul, Iraq’s second city, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war and destruction. Dr Henryk Pich, a consultant anaesthetist and intensive care physician at the University of Dresden, Germany, visited the region soon after the fighting had ended, supported by the independent aid organisation CADUS. Moved by the makeshift... Read more

IMAGING Management

Driving regional anaesthesia forward with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 12 Nov

Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anaesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. Dr Xavier Sala-Blanch, Senior Doctor and Head of Section in the hospital’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation and Associate Professor of Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Barcelona, discusses... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 3, 2018

2018 16 Oct

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ICU Management

POCUS and SHOCK

2018 16 Oct

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an invaluable tool to differentiate the various types of shock which may co-exist in the critically unwell patient. It is beyond the remit of this article to teach the skill of POCUS. Rather, it provides an overview of how the various POCUS modules could be integrated and utilised in the shocked patient.... Read more

IMAGING Management

A helping hand for paediatric intensive care

2018 01 Oct

Doctors working in the eight-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work. Dr José Luis Vázquez Mart í nez, Head of UCIP at Hospital Ramón y Cajal, with over 25... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care ultrasound: a reliable bedrock of the general hospital

2018 11 Jul

Consultant anaesthetist Tim Pepall has been using SonoSite ultrasound systems for the past decade Point-of-care ultrasound is at the heart of Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia department, guiding procedures such as vascular access and nerve blocks. Dr Tim Pepall, a consultant anaesthetist at Frimley Park, explained: “It’s essential to use... Read more

ICU Management

Point-of care ultrasonography in critical care

2018 01 Jun

A brief overview of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the ICU: for the already converted, a reminder of how POCUS has changed ICU practice; for the ultrasound naïve, an aperitif to leave the reader with interest in this evolving paradigm shift of patient care. As intensivists, we have all faced this scenario: a 28-year-old woman, 35... Read more