Time to establish pillars in point-of-care ultrasound

Carolynne J. Cormack, Anthony M. Wald, Peter R. Coombs, Leah Kallos, Gabriel E. Blecher

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Point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) has evolved rapidly and is used by many medical specialties. We propose five essential pillars of PoCUS that are necessary framework for hospital‐based PoCUS training and credentialing programs. The pillars are: governance, infrastructure, administration, education and quality. It is time to establish these pillars to ensure the best practice in PoCUS use.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-14
Number of pages3
JournalAustralasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

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