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<br /> Ultrasound<br /> A case study by<br /> Sara Nikravan, M.D.<br /> Stanford University Hospital & Clinics<br /> Department of Anesthesiology,<br /> Peri-operative and Pain Medicine<br /> Division of Cardiothoracic<br /> Anesthesiology<br /> Division of Critical Care Medicine<br /> A patient<br /> with dyspnea<br /> Philips Lumify case study<br /> Studies advocating point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)<br /> for the assessment of unstable patients by non-<br /> cardiologists were first published over twenty years<br /> ago because of the feasibility, time-effectiveness,<br /> and diagnostic accuracy of POCUS when compared<br /> to more invasive measures. Over the last twenty<br /> years further validation has led to the release<br /> of consensus statements from the American College<br /> of Chest Physicians (ACCP), the American Society<br /> of Echocardiography (ASE), and the American College<br /> of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).1 Both the ASE<br /> and A<a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=1"> Ultrasound A case study by Sara </a> <a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=2"> A patient with dyspnea Clinical case A 69 year</a> <a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=3"> The patient had reduced LV systolic function with</a> <a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=4"> Videos In the videos below, note the reduced LV </a> <a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=5"> A patient with dyspnea Given his renal failur</a> <a title="Philips-DrNikravan_CaseStudy_FNL page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4b04e1a8?page=6"> A patient with dyspnea Discussion Determining </a>