Does point-of-care functional echocardiography enhance cardiovascular care in the NICU?

Abstract

Although the last two decades have seen major advances in the care of sick, extremely premature newborns, the approach to cardiovascular assessment and monitoring remains suboptimal owing to an overreliance on poorly predictive clinical markers such as heart rate or capillary refill time. Point-of-care functional echocardiography (PCFecho) enables real-time… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2008.100

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