All About Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatrics with Dr. Jennifer Marin

October 23, 2023

In the latest episode of “That’s Pediatrics” – UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s podcast about all things pediatric health and wellness – our host talks with Jennifer Marin, MD, MSc, medical director, Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS), and director of Emergency Imaging at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, about the many applications of POCUS in and beyond the emergency department.

Specifically, our experts touch on Dr. Marin’s background in pediatric emergency medicine and her introduction to point-of-care ultrasound during her fellowship in the adult trauma center, the "FAST exam" (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma), how repeat exams can be valuable, allowing for dynamic assessment of patient conditions and interventions, how point-of-care ultrasound is not limited to emergency medicine and helps standardize care and improve accuracy, Dr. Marin’s aim to expand the program's reach and have point-of-care ultrasound become standard in pediatrics, and more.

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