Point of Care Ultrasound for Assessment of Patients with Obstetrical Issues in Emergency Departments: Clinical Utility and Cost-Effectiveness


( Last Updated : September 11, 2019)
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RB1382-000

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  1. What is the clinical utility of point of care ultrasound for the assessment of patients with obstetrical issues in the emergency department?

  2. What is the cost effectiveness of point of care ultrasound for the assessment of patients with obstetrical issues in the emergency department?


Key Message

Two systematic reviews, one randomized controlled trial, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical utility of point of care ultrasound for the assessment of patients with obstetrical issues in the emergency department. No relevant economic evaluations were identified regarding the cost effectiveness of point of care ultrasound for the assessment of patients with obstetrical issues in the emergency department.