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POCUS has been successfully used in in the Emergency Department and ICU for a wide range of indications. It can be used for diagnosing a critical condition or monitoring the response to treatment. Therefore, POCUS is gaining popularity across many different medical specialties and is becoming part of the modern physicians clinical armamentarium. Here we present tips and tricks and more in depth background for performing POCUS of the various organs. This site provides teaching resources that can be used by physicians, medical educators in the classroom, and by trainees for self-study.


Pieter Roel Tuinman, MD, PhD, intensivist-epidemiologist

David van Westerloo, MD, PhD, intensivist


Carlos Elzo Kraemer, MD, intensivist

Jorge Lopez Matta, MD, intensivist

Paul Wijnandts, MD, intensivist

Jasper Smit, MD, PhD student

Mark Haaksma, MD, PhD student

Micah Heldeweg, MD, PhD student

Annemijn Jonkman, technical physician, PhD student

Heder de Vries, MD, PhD student


Department of Intensive Care Medicine

Amsterdam University Medical Centres, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Room ZH - 7D-166
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Department of Intensive Care Medicine 

Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

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