The use of POCUS in the dyspnoic patient with an emphasis on COVID-19

by Invited Speaker Frank Bosch, Professor in acute internal medicine, UMCN St. Radboud / Rijnstate Hospital

The use of POCUS in the dyspnoic patient will be discusses with an emphasis on the pulmonary infiltrations during COVID-19 infections. The role of determining the differential diagnosis and the prognosis at first confrontation with the patient. Furthermore, we will talk about education in POCUS.

program: https://pocusconference.com/program/

Interview

What drives you?

Excellent timely and cost-effective patient care
Education of doctors and patients

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

I will share the most recent development in POCUS during a pandemic setting. Furthermore, i will share data about an effective training program.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Abolishing the stethoscope and using POCUS technology

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

Excellent timely and cost-effective patient care

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

It will take time to educate many health professionals

“Special Quote”

Throw the stethoscope out of the window: POCUS is here; better patient care in everybody’s hands

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