COVID-19FOAMed Library


In the second part of the podcast focused on POCUS, Cian, Trish, Kylie and Rachel take a deep dive into the ultrasound process during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How do we keep our equipment clean?

Who do we turn to as a reliable and up-to-date source of information?

Now, that the traditional literature is struggling to keep up with the times, and social learning networks aren’t always best evidence where is the knowledge.

The “InfoDemic” has been experienced by all. What we do know is that strong POCUS infrastructure and collaboration underpins flexible opportunities for innovation.

Jump into the comments section to join the discussion!


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Trish Henwood

Trish previously worked as the Director of Global Health Initiatives in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and she now practices clinically as an attending emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is currently Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Global Health Ultrasound Subcommittee, and International Advisor to the African Ultrasound Committee of the African Federation of Emergency Medicine.

Trish is the President and Co-Founder of the PURE Initiative: Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments


Rachel Liu

A self-proclaimed Emergency Medicine and Emergency Ultrasound Geek.  Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education for Yale School of Medicine.


Kylie Baker

Emergency Physician with special interest in point of care ultrasound and its use as a triage tool in non-tertiary services. Expert in the many ways not to do clinical research.


Cian McDermott

Cian McDermott works as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in the Mater University Hospital in Dublin in Ireland. Following several years in Melbourne he returned to Ireland in search of better weather.
He is the social media editor of the International Journal of Emergency Medicine and surfs the POCUS literature as part of the lifeinthefastlane review team.
Cian shares a home with @shirleypotty, 2 cats and his road bikes.