YouTube Video “Jugular Venous Pressure (JVP) Exam using Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS)”

In addition to the resource below, please review A Novel Method for Estimating Right Atrial Pressure With Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Larry Istrail 1Joseph Kiernan 2Maria Stepanova 3. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2023 Mar;36(3):278-283. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2022.12.008. Epub 2022 Dec 13. [PubMed Abstract] [Full-Text HTML] [Full-Text PDF].

Today, I review, link to and embed, Jugular Venous Pressure (JVP) Exam using Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS).

All that follows is from the above resource.


Jan 1, 2023

With Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), you can measure the JVP accurately in every patient regardless of their BMI using this method. This has been validated against right heart cath right atrial pressure measurements and is within 3 mmHg in most patients.

Validation study:

The Pocus Manifesto:

For more on POCUS see

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