Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Hospitalists effectively used point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to rule out deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in non-ICU patients, a recent study found. ... Photo by Getty Images. The prospective cohort study enrolled a
One statement from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) reviewed the use of point-of-care ultrasound, while the other offered 12 recommendations on the use of ultrasound guidance for adult ... The society's statement on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)
This issue looks at hospital care at home, social determinants of health, acute kidney injury, and more. ... This month's Success Story describes a hospitalist-led ED boarder service, while Coding Corner explains documentation requirements for
A group of cases involving the use of point-of-care ultrasound. ... An electrocardiogram showed sinus tachycardia and electrical alternans (Figure 1), prompting a point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), which revealed a large circumferential pericardial
A group of cases involving the use of point-of-care ultrasound. ... Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) examination of the kidney revealed dilation of the calyces and renal pelvis, consistent with moderate hydronephrosis of the left kidney.
To draft the recommendations, a point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) Task Force reviewed 232 articles and included 77 articles. ... The position statement cautioned that it does not mandate that hospitalists use ultrasound guidance for lumbar puncture or
Each now has a chapter in the 2017 version. Point-of-care ultrasound was identified as another important advance in the field and has been incorporated into the update where appropriate.
We did identify the use of point-of-care ultrasound as a significant development in the practice of hospital medicine over the past few years, and that this is something that ... first to create a separate task force that's looking at developing a
Figure 1. Point-of-care ultrasound revealing right ventricular thrombus (arrow). Figure 2. ... On the fifth hospital day, she agreed to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for educational purposes.
On the fifth hospital day, she agreed to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for educational purposes. ... Although OCT showed worsening of macular edema during this stage, clinical symptoms improved.