Point of care ultrasound can determine the presence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in the lower extremity of patients in critical situations.
DVT evaluation may be useful for anesthesiologists, emergency physicians, or intensivists, or other physicians. There is utility of DVT evaluation in clinics, emergency departments, preoperative evaluation, post-operative period, or when patients are in critical condition.
Authors of the e-learning program:
William Manson, MD,
Jan Boublik, MD PhD,
and Stephen Haskins, MD