Effect of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography in Hypotensive Patients on the Clinical Decision of Emergency Physicians

@inproceedings{Sasmaz2017EffectOF,
  title={Effect of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography in Hypotensive Patients on the Clinical Decision of Emergency Physicians},
  author={M Ikbal Sasmaz and Faruk Gungor and Ramazan Guven and Kamil Can Akyol and Nalan Kozaci and Mustafa Keşapli},
  booktitle={Emergency medicine international},
  year={2017}
}
We assessed the effect of focused point of care ultrasound (POCUS) used for critical nontraumatic hypotensive patients presenting to the emergency department of our hospital on the clinical decisions of the physicians and whether it led to the modification of the treatment modality. This prospective clinical study was conducted at the Emergency Department of Antalya Training and Research Hospital. Nontraumatic patients aged 18 and older who presented to our emergency department and whose… CONTINUE READING