Ultrasound Examination in Healthcare Facilities of Refugee Camps

J. Bydzovsky, M. Jackulikova, H. Kalatova, M. Dvorak, K. Bulkova
2018 Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention  
This article depicts the usage of ultrasound imaging in field healthcare facilities of St. Elisabeth University of Healthcare and Social Work in Bratislava -in two refugee camps in Greece during a one-week period when they were staffed by a Physician experienced in and licensed for ultrasound imaging. 16.2% of patients have been indicated by the Physician to be examined by ultrasound and 15.8% of these had Original Article abnormal findings. The majority of the examinations were indicated for
more » ... ere indicated for pregnancy-related issues or abdominal pain. Despite this sample being too small we have clearly observed a great need for skills in obstetric ultrasound in this humanitarian project.
doi:10.22359/cswhi_9_1_01 fatcat:p4ahemd2erdbnlm5ed553wjocq