When it's done correctly, POCUS can save lives, improve diagnosis, expedite care – really provide more efficient and less costly care, and as mentioned make procedures both safer, more effective, and faster. Here we see a large pericardial effusion with the heart waving around in there, and this is fluid that needs to be drained, and quickly.
So, this is my associate, Dr. Rachel Liu, demonstrating point-of-care ultrasound equipment that's getting smaller, more available, higher quality, more affordable. It’s time that people learn how to do this – it can really help you and your patients – so let's get started!
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