Vscan Extend™ handheld ultrasound can be used to help confirm and monitor progression of acute respiratory diseases like COVID-19.
It can help clinicians triage patients suffering from acute respiratory and cardiovascular disease with deep and shallow scanning for lungs and cardiovascular conditions with a single probe. It’s portability, ease of use, connectivity (DICOM to PACS or cloud storage solutions) and cleanability makes an ideal tool for diverse care settings such as isolation wards.
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The Lung M-Mode app provides the M-mode capability specifically to support the assessment of lung and documentation of signs like seashore. After entering this lung M-mode tool, a centered vertical M-mode cursor line will be applied to generate the anatomical M-mode display. Such tool will be enabled for linear transducer with lung preset and sector transducer with cardiac preset (the recommended preset for lung assessment with the sector transducer).
With Vscan Extend’s Lung Protocol app you can navigate through a systematic lung ultrasound exam. The app automatically activates your scanning preset and annotates each image acquired during the lung exam. You can assess the images qualitatively or leverage a scoring system. You can configure the lung protocol according to your needs
Proper cleaning and disinfection between patients is necessary to help prevent disease transmission. By following recommended care and handling procedures, you can help maximize your system’s performance and product life.
To learn more about cleaning GE Healthcare ultrasound products, visit these resources:
– For specific product information, refer to your user manual or use this link.
– For more information about cleaning your scanner, visit the GE Healthcare Cleaning Compatibility website.
– To find cleaning and disinfection information for transducers, visit this web page.
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The Point of Care Ultrasound Focus Class provides professionals with world-class instruction on point of care ultrasound. This package includes access to five hours of video content to help you enhance your skills and confidence with using ultrasound in your clinical practice. This program is designed for Primary Care, covering a variety of exam types, including cardiac, OB, abdominal, lung and joints.