Portable ultrasound requires a simple probe connected to a computer, tablet or mobile phone come on the market. They have many advantages. Compared to a conventional ultrasound, their price is attractive, they require less maintenance, they have an energy autonomy of several hours, it allows to make ultrasounds at the foot of the patient's bed.
Beyond these practical aspects, these new materials will expand the indications of ultrasounds. Some speak of stethos echographies, ultrasound could become an instrument as commonplace as the stethoscope in a medical consultation.
These reflections concern both countries in rich countries and countries with limited resources.
It is then necessary to ask the question of which training should accompany the development of these portable ultrasounds.
This round table aims to answer key questions to organize training that should accompany the development of portable ultrasound.
|Aeberli Julia||Participant||Faculté de Médecine, Université de Genève||Switzerland|
|Boscheron François||Participant||Philips||The Netherlands|
|De Fresnoye Olivier||Participant||echopen||France|
|Foguem Eveline||Participant||Hopital de Yaoundé||Cameroon|
|Klaus Ulrich||Participant||Philips||The Netherlands|
|Van Anderlecht Marc||Participant||Ddop||Belgique|