Point-of-Care Cardiac Ultrasound (POCCUS) in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Shivani G. Patel*, Tania L. Saroli, Russell Horowitz

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-327
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

Keywords

  • cardiac ultrasonography
  • pediatrics
  • point-of-care
  • ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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