Search Tag: physical examination

Cardiology Management

2018 13 Jul

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare.  Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more

IMAGING Management

Pocket-sized Ultrasound

2015 28 Apr

The use of a pocket-sized ultrasound device (PUD) helps physicians in making more accurate diagnoses, reducing the need for further testing in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The new findings were presented at The International Liver Congress™ 2015 in Vienna, Austria. Researchers from Italy conducted a cohort study in four hospital medical... Read more

Cardiology Management

Techniques for Noninvasive CVP Evaluation

2014 14 Oct

Noninvasive evaluation of central venous pressure (CVP) is a component of the physical examination that can be very valuable in patient care, especially in the assessment of volume status. CVP estimates can be achieved by assessing the jugular venous pressure (JVP), peripheral venous collapse (PVC), and ultrasound visualisation of the inferior vena... Read more