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Intensive Care Physiotherapists Should be Using Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

2021 19 Apr

An overview of the potential of POCUS on clinical decision making at the bedside and the need to add  it as a new diagnostic tool by intensive care physiotherapists. Introduction Intensive care physiotherapists often rely on standard assessment tools, such as measures of physiological function (arterial blood gases), adequacy/quality... Read more

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2020 18 Apr

A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more

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AI in the ER: This Software-Engineer-Turned-Doctor Helped Design A New Ultrasound Tool

2019 01 Nov

Each year, Emergency Departments (ED) across the United States see more than 145 million visits, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. Nearly two-and-a-half million ED patients end up getting some kind of diagnostic exam, like ultrasound, that confirms if a hospital stay is needed. In highly populated areas, doctors often struggle... Read more

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A solid future for point-of-care ultrasound in intensive care

2019 19 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an established tool for the rapid assessment and diagnosis of patients across a variety of medical disciplines, not least in the high-octane environment of intensive care medicine. Dr. Timm Steuber, senior consultant and head of the ICU at Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna, Germany, discusses his day-to-day... Read more

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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

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Volume 18 - Issue 3, 2018

2018 16 Oct

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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

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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

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SONOAUS18

2018 24 Feb

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