Point of Care Ultrasound

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A Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is essential in an ICU for providing rapid, bedside diagnostic imaging that can significantly enhance patient care and decision-making. POCUS allows healthcare providers to quickly assess and monitor critical conditions such as cardiac function, fluid status, and organ perfusion without the need to transport patients to the radiology department, which can be risky for critically ill individuals. This immediate access to imaging helps in diagnosing life-threatening conditions like pneumothorax, pleural effusions, or deep vein thrombosis, enabling prompt and accurate interventions. By integrating POCUS into ICU practice, clinicians can improve diagnostic accuracy, expedite treatment, and continuously monitor the efficacy of therapeutic measures, ultimately leading to better patient outcomes and more efficient use of ICU resources.

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TAX RECEIPTS

Tax receipts are automatically sent once you have completed your payment information and checked out. If you do not see an email come through with your tax receipt, please check your junk or spam email folders. The email subject line is Grand River Hospital Foundation Donation Receipt.

If you still cannot find it, please contact Jesse Borden, Fulfillment Manager & Donor Advocate at 226-750-2074 or info@grhf.ca for support. 

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