Complete an online questionnaire to learn more. ACP is seeking instructors to provide hands-on instruction for a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Pre-Course for internists and hospitalists that will be
W hen you hear some hospitalists talk about it, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) sounds almost like magic, given the way it allows quick, painless investigation of a variety of symptoms
structure. Lung ultrasound performed at the bedside may be useful for diagnosing pneumonia, according to a recent study. ... Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine whether bedside lung ultrasound was an accurate method
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, in cooperation with ACP, are offering a course called “Point-of-Care and Critical Care Ultrasound, ... Incorporating Ultrasound in the Practice of
Following protocol, the attending physician initiated IV antibiotics and ordered a testicular ultrasound. ... Our comprehensive training program, including competency assessments, significantly improved ultrasound acquisition skills with hospitalists,”
Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) did provide diagnoses of more noncardiac causes of pain and resulted in more pharmacotherapy for coronary artery disease compared to stress echocardiography, the study found. ... For patients seen in the ED
Cultures of ascitic fluid are negative. A kidney ultrasound shows no evidence of obstruction or kidney parenchymal disease. ... In this patient, ERCP is not indicated because the ultrasound shows no signs of biliary obstruction.
Ultrasound may be an effective way to diagnose kidney stones with less radiation exposure, a study found. ... The authors emphasized the results do not suggest that patients undergo only ultrasound imaging, but rather that ultrasonography should be used
The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) recently issued a position statement on how hospitalists should be credentialed to perform ultrasound-guided bedside procedures. ... Initial certification assessments should ideally begin on simulators.
condition involves microsteatosis, so an ultrasound will not show fat, she explained.