TABLE 1

Current Accepted POCUS Applications for EM or Pediatric EM and Potential POCUS Applications for PHM810

SystemAccepted POCUS Applications for EM/Pediatric EMPotential POCUS Applications for PHM
LungPneumothoraxPneumothorax
HemothoraxPneumonia
PneumoniaPleural effusion, empyema
Pleural effusion, empyemaBronchiolitis or viral pneumonia
Bronchiolitis or viral pneumonia
Interstitial pathology
CardiacGlobal cardiac functionGlobal cardiac function
Assessment of hydration statusAssessment of hydration status
AsystoleAsystole
Pericardial effusionsPericardial effusions
Contractility
AbdominalAbdominal trauma with hemoperitoneumConstipation
Gallbladder (cholecystitis, cholelithiasis)
Appendicitis
Intussusception
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
Renal or bladderBladder volume assessmentBladder volume assessment
HydronephrosisHydronephrosis
NephrolithiasisNephrolithiasis
UTI or pyelonephritis
Skin and soft tissueCellulitis or abscessCellulitis or abscess
Foreign bodies
ProceduresBladder catheterizationBladder catheterization
Vascular access (central, peripheral)Vascular access (peripheral)
LPLP
Abscess incision and drainage
Paracentesis
Pericardiocentesis
Thoracentesis
Nerve blocks
Fracture reductions
Arthrocentesis
Endotracheal tube placement confirmation
OtherPelvic ultrasound: obstetrics
Pelvic ultrasound: gynecology
Scrotal
Neck (lymphadenopathy versus abscess versus masses)
Sinusitis
Optic nerve measurement (intracranial hypertension)
Ocular pathology (globe rupture, retinal detachment)