How essential is training in focused transthoracic echo for adult intensive care? Ultrasound technology has evolved in recent years, some people say handheld devices look set to become as ubiquitous as a doctor’s stethoscope. Could the nurse at the bedside get more involved in the process or is it ‘protected turf’?

Also, can this technology help patients to become more involved in their treatment and its monitoring?

Presented by Monty Mythen and Desiree Chappell with their guest Marcus Peck, NHS consultant and Chair of Focused Intensive Care Echo (FICE).