Point-of-care ultrasound is increasingly being used throughout clinical medicine, especially in the emergency department and intensive care units. A more focused area within point-of-care ultrasound is in echocardiography. In this review, the use of point-of-care cardiac ultrasound, specifically for rapid cardiac evaluation in the pediatric emergency department, is examined to highlights its benefits and utility.
- cardiac ultrasonography
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Emergency Medicine