POCUS: Essentials for everyday practice
16 Nov 2023
RVC Clinical Theatre 1
The emergency and critical patient often requires rapid assessment, diagnostics and treatment. This lecture with discuss the utility of Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) alongside history and physical examination in expediting emergency management and diagnostics. Using clinical examples the usefulness of thoracic, abdominal and cardiac POCUS will be highlighted as well as highlight the importance of using POCUS as an adjunct to your physical examination rather than replacing it.