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POCUS increased safety of paracentesis in patients with ascites, trainee study finds

Use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) before paracentesis significantly changed the needle insertion location in two-thirds of studied cases, and six procedures were cancelled based on POCUS findings.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/11/3.htm
11 Aug 2021

POCUS training track effective for internal medicine residents without local expertise

At one university-based internal medicine residency program, a three-year point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) training track that used both local and external resources increased residents' use of and comfort with POCUS applications.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/29/pocus-training-track-effective-for-internal-medicine-residents-without-local-expertise.htm
29 Jun 2022

POCUS catches on

Credentialing and training hospitalists to use handheld ultrasounds.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2017/08/pocus-catches-on.htm
15 Aug 2017

POCUS can be used by hospitalists to rule out DVT in ward patients

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) showed a sensitivity of 100%, a specificity of 95.8%, a positive predictive value of 61.5%, and a negative predictive value of 100% for diagnosing deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in a prospective study.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/08/14/1.htm
14 Aug 2019

Consulting POCUS to increase efficiency

This tool holds potential to speed care for patients requiring subspecialists' attention.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/09/consulting-pocus-to-increase-efficiency.htm
15 Sep 2021

January 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/01/

ACP issues guidelines on use of high-flow nasal oxygen, point-of-care ultrasound

New guidelines from the College suggest when to use high-flow nasal oxygen rather than noninvasive ventilation or conventional oxygen therapy and address the use of point-of-care ultrasound in ED and inpatient diagnostic pathways for acute dyspnea.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/05/05/1.htm
5 May 2021

June 29, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/29/

POCUS for DVT, inpatient digoxin

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/01/in-the-news.htm
15 Jan 2020

SHM issues position statements on ultrasound and abdominal paracentesis

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 abdominal paracentesis.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/01/09/1.htm
9 Jan 2019

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