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These are recent articles we came across that seemed interesting or educational, but we didn't think needed a podcast. Disclaimer: we may or may not have read these very closely (or at all).


Predictive Value of Tracheal Rapid Ultrasound Exam Performed in the Emergency Department for Verification of Tracheal Intubation. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2017 Jun

A Prospective Evaluation of Transverse Tracheal Sonography During Emergent Intubation by Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians. J Ultrasound Med epub May 2017

Measuring Endotracheal Tube Depth by Bedside Ultrasound in Adult Patients in an Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study. Ultrasound Med Biol epub Mar 2017

Ultrasound-Assisted Removal of A Fishbone Stuck in A Tongue in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med Feb 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound utilizations in the emergency airway management: An evidence-based review. Am J Emerg Med Feb 2017

Ultrasonography for endotracheal tube position in infants and children. European J Pediatrics January 2017

Point-of-Care Sonographic Findings in Acute Upper Airway Edema Western Journal of Emergency Medicine November 2016

Cardiac & Thoracic

Pitfalls in the ultrasonographic diagnosis of pneumothorax. J Intensive Care Soc. 2017 May

Feasibility, Safety, and Utility of Advanced Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography Performed by Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows in a Medical ICU Chest October 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound in cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a concise review. J Ultrasound. 2017 Jul

Emergency department point-of-care ultrasonography improves time to pericardiocentesis for clinically significant effusions Clin Exp Emerg Med. 2017 Sep

Ultrasound assisted evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep

Pulmonary ultrasound scoring system for intubated critically ill patients and its association with clinical metrics and mortality: A prospective cohort study. J Clin Ultrasound 2017 Oct

A novel method of assessing for lung sliding using Doppler imaging. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep

Comparison of continous-wave Doppler ultrasound monitor and echocardiography to assess cardiac output in intensive care patients. Crit Care Resusc. Sep 2017

A simplified lung ultrasound approach to detect increased extravascular lung water in critically ill patients. Crit Ultrasound J Dec 2017

Serial Sonographic Assessment of Pulmonary Edema in Patients With Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure. J Ultrasound Med Jul 2017

The role of cardiovascular ultrasound in diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism. Future Cardiol Aug 2017

Assessment of thoracic ultrasound in complementary diagnosis and in follow up of community-acquired pneumonia (cap). BMC Med Imaging Aug 2017

Point of care ultrasound versus CT pulmonary angiogram in suspected pulmonary embolus. Emerg Med J Jul 2017

The Cardiac Arrest Sonographic Assessment (CASA) exam - A standardized approach to the use of ultrasound in PEA. Am J Emerg Med Aug 2017

Performance of lung ultrasonography for the diagnosis of communityacquired pneumonia in hospitalized children. Med Ultrason May 2017

Assessment of thoracic ultrasound in complementary diagnosis and in follow up of community-acquired pneumonia (cap). BMC Med Imaging Aug 2017

Disco spotlight sign: A sign that may be useful for diagnosis of pneumomediastinum. Am J Emerg Med 2017

Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) Stat Pearls

Lung Consolidation Locations for Optimal Lung Ultrasound Scanning in Diagnosing Pediatric Pneumonia J Ultrasound Med June 2017

Point of care ultrasound versus CT pulmonary angiogram in suspected pulmonary embolus Emerg Med J July 2017

Secondary cardiac cancer mimicking inferior ST elevation myocardial infarction - diagnosed using point-of-care ultrasound in the emergency department. CJEM July 2017

Point-of-Care Diagnosis of Cardiac Tamponade Identified by the Flow Velocity Paradoxus. J Ultrasound Med epub May 2017

Serial lung and IVC ultrasound in the assessment of congestive heart failure. Crit Ultrasound J Dec 2017

Detection of Pulmonary Embolism During Cardiac Arrest-Ultrasonographic Findings Should Be Interpreted With Caution. Crit Care Med Apr 2017

Ultrasound Findings in Tension Pneumothorax: A Case Report. J Emerg Med Mar 2017

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Limb Fracture with Embolization to the Right Ventricle. J Emerg Med Mar 2017

Accuracy of point-of-care focused echocardiography in predicting outcome of resuscitation in cardiac arrest patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mar 2017

Point-of-care ultrasonography and liberation from mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Mar 2017

Lung point and power slide signs help to improve the accuracy of lung ultrasound to diagnose pneumothorax. Saudi J Anaesth Jan-Mar 2017

Accuracy of Lung Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Chest February 2017

Detecting Pulmonary Edema in Obstetric Patients Through Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasonography. Obestrics and Gynecology March 2017

Letter to the Editor regarding Gaspari and colleague's "Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest" Resuscitation February 2017

Point of care lung ultrasound of children with acute asthma exacerbations in the pediatric emergency department American Journal of Emergency Medicine December 2016

Low-Pressure Pericardial Tamponade: Case Report and Review of the Literature Journal of Emergency Medicine (Epub) November 2016

The Prognostic Value of Using Ultrasonography in Cardiac Resuscitation of Patients with Cardiac Arrest International Journal Bioomedical Sciences September 2016

Point-of-care strain echocardiography in acute heart failure Am J Emerg Med Nov 2016

Diagnosis of acute coronary occlusion in patients with non-STEMI by point-of-care echocardiography with speckle tracking. Am J Emerg Med Sep 2016

Two-dimensional strain echocardiography for diagnosing chest pain in the emergency room: a multicentre prospective study by the Israeli echo research group Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging Epub Aug 2016

Strain Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Western Journal of Emergency Medicine January 2016


Ultrasound for the Diagnosis and Management of Suspected Urolithiasis in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct

Sonographic localization of a retained urethral foreign body in an elderly patient. J Clin Ultrasound Jun 2017

Introduction of a new imaging guideline for suspected renal colic in the ED reduces CT urography utilisation Emerg Med J. Jul 2017

Penile fracture: role of ultrasound Transl Androl Urol June 2017

Should Kidney Stone Patients With Diagnosis by Ultrasonography Be Prescribed Tamsulosin? Ann Emerg Med Apr 2017

Eliciting renal tenderness by sonopalpation in diagnosing acute pyelonephritis Critical Ultrasound Journal Epub January 2017

Does the use of bedside ultrasonography reduce emergency department length of stay for patients with renal colic?: a pilot study. Clin Exp Emergency Med December 2016

GI & Abdominal

How to perform gastrointestinal ultrasound: Anatomy and normal findings. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Could Streamline the Emergency Department Workflow of Clinically Nonspecific Intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Sep

Utilization of ultrasound for the evaluation of small bowel obstruction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Emerg Med Jul 2017

Accuracy of Point of Care Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Acad Emerg Med May 2017

Identification of gastric outlet obstruction using point-of-care ultrasound. Am J Emerg Med Mar 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound identification of pneumatosis intestinalis in pediatric abdominal pain: a case report. Crit Ultrasound J Dec 2017

The Accuracy of Emergency Physicians in Ultrasonographic Screening of Acute Appendicitis; a Cross Sectional Study Emerg (Tehran) Epub Jan 2017

4-Point ultrasonography to confirm the correct position of the nasogastric tube in 114 critically ill patients. J Ultrasound Oct 2016

Overview of point-of-care abdominal ultrasound in emergency and critical care Journal of Intensive Care August 2016

Bedside sonography for the diagnosis of esophageal food impaction American Journal of Emergency Medicine July 2016


Can point-of-care ultrasound predict spinal hypotension during caesarean section? A prospective observational study. Anaesthesia. 2017 Oct 7

Is the Pelvic Examination Still Crucial in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Vaginal Bleeding or Abdominal Pain When an Intrauterine Pregnancy Is Identified on Ultrasonography? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Emerg Med 2017 Sep

What every radiologist should know about adnexal torsion. Emerg Radiol Sep 2017

High-frequency linear transducer improves detection of an intrauterine pregnancy in first-trimester ultrasonography American Journal of Emergency Medicine February 2016

Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. Journal Emergency Medicine December 2016

Point-of-care ultrasound versus radiology department pelvic ultrasound on emergency department length of stay World Journal of Emergency Medicine September 2016


Assessment of intracranial pressure with ultrasonographic retrobulbar optic nerve sheath diameter measurement. BMC Neurol. 2017 Sep

Can emergency physicians accurately distinguish retinal detachment from posterior vitreous detachment with point-of-care ocular ultrasound? Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct

Correlation of optic nerve sheath diameter with directly measured intracranial pressure in Korean adults using bedside ultrasonography. PLoS One. Sep 2017

Asteroid Hyalosis Masquerading as Vitreous Hemorrhage on Point-of-Care Sonography J Ultrasound Med July 2017


The utility of clinical ultrasonography in identifying distal forearm fractures in the pediatric emergency department Eur J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct

Point-of-care ultrasound in pyomyositis: A case series Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep

The accuracy of emergency physician performed ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool for lateral malleolar fracture. Am J Emerg Med Aug 2017

Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound for Identifying Shoulder Dislocations and Reductions: A Systematic Review of the Literature. West J Emerg Med Aug 2017

Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound in detecting upper and lower extremity fractures: An evidence-based approach Am J Emerg Med June 2017

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Sonographic Posterior Fat Pad Sign: A Case Report and Brief Literature Review. J Emerg Med Mar 2017

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography to Assist in the Diagnosis and Management of Subluxation of the Radial Head in Pediatric Patients: A Case Series. J Emerg Med Mar 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound for non-angulated distal forearm fractures in children: test performance characteristics and patient-centered outcomes December 2016

Emergency Department Point-of-Care Hip Ultrasound and Its Role in the Diagnosis of Septic Hip Arthritis: A Case Report Pediatric Emergency Care August 2016


Nerve Block, Median Stat Pearls October 2017

Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Line Placement: A Narrative Review of Evidence-based Best Practices. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct

Use of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Confirmation of Central Venous Catheter Placement: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis J Ultrasound Med Jun 2017

Diagnostic Accuracy of Central Venous Catheter Confirmation by Bedside Ultrasound Versus Chest Radiography in Critically Ill Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Crit Care Apr 2017

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Inferior Vena Cava Collapsibility to Predict Fluid Responsiveness in Spontaneously Breathing Patients With Sepsis and Acute Circulatory Failure Crit Care Med Mar 2017

Ultrasound-Guided Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block: Sonoanatomy, Technique, and Block Dynamics. Reg Anesth Pain Med Mar/Apr 2017

Ultrasound-Guided Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in the Resuscitation Area. Journal of Emergency Medicine February 2017

Ultrasound-guided dorsal penile nerve block performed in a case of zipper entrapment injury. Journal Clinical Ultrasound February 2017

Ultrasound-guided forearm nerve blocks in managing hand and finger injuries. Internal Emergency Medicine February 2017

Pain management via Ultrasound-guided Nerve Block in Emergency Department; a Case Series Study. Emerg (Tehran) Jan 2017

Vascular access: the impact of ultrasonography Einstein (Sao Paulo) December 2016

How to do it: bedside ultrasound to assist lumbar puncture Practical Neurology (Epub) November 2016


Focused assessment with sonography for trauma in children after blunt abdominal trauma: A multi-institutional analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. Aug 2017

The accuracy of bedside USG in the diagnosis of nasal fractures Am J Emerg Med. May 2017

Peritoneal fluid localization on FAST examination in the pediatric trauma patient Am J Emerg Med Apr 2017

Transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation of the trauma patient: A trauma resuscitation transesophageal echocardiography exam. J Crit Care Apr 2017

Validity of ultrasound in diagnosis of tendon injuries in penetrating extremity trauma. Am J Emerg Med epub Jan 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound and Doppler ultrasound evaluation of vascular injuries in penetrating and blunt trauma. Crit Ultrasound J Dec 2017

Diagnostic accuracy of emergency-performed focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) in blunt abdominal trauma Electron Physician September 2016

Volume Assessment & Hypotension

Time to correct the flow of corrected flow time. Crit Ultrasound J. 2017 Oct

Hemodynamic assessment of septic shock patients using transpulmonary thermodilution and critical care echocardiography. A comparative study. Chest. Aug 2017

Reproducibility of point-of-care ultrasonography for central vein diameter measurement: Separating image acquisition from interpretation. J Clin Ultrasound. Oct 2017

Respiratory Variation in Femoral Vein Diameter Has Moderate Accuracy as a Marker of Fluid Responsivity in Mechanically Ventilated Septic Shock Patients. Ultrasound Med Biol Jul 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound leads to diagnostic shifts in patients with undifferentiated hypotension. Am J Emerg Med Aug 2017

Effect of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography in Hypotensive Patients on the Clinical Decision of Emergency Physicians Emerg Med Int. Mar 2017

Inferior Vena Cava Measurement with Ultrasound: What Is the Best View and Best Mode? West J Emerg Med Apr 2017

Correlation of carotid blood flow and corrected carotid flow time with invasive cardiac output measurements. Crit Ultrasound J epub Apr 2017

Assessment of corrected flow time in carotid artery via point-of-care ultrasonography: Reference values and the influential factors. J Crit Care Mar 2017

Technical Pitfalls in Sonography of the Inferior Vena Cava: Beware the Diaphragm. J Ultrasound Med Mar 2017

International Federation for Emergency Medicine Consensus Statement: Sonography in hypotension and cardiac arrest (SHoC) Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine Epub December 2016

The diagnostic utility of sonographic carotid flow time in determining volume responsiveness Journal of Critical Care Epub November 2016

Echocardiography as a guide for fluid management Critical Care September 2016

Ultrasound measurement of inferior vena cava collapse predicts propofol-induced hypotension American Journal of Emergency Medicine June 2016 with comment and response

Miscellaneous or Multi-system

Cardiopulmonary ultrasound for critically ill adults improves diagnostic accuracy in a resource-limited setting: the AFRICA trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Oct

Point-of-care transcranial Doppler by intensivists. Crit Ultrasound J. 2017 Oct

Accuracy of point of care ultrasound to identify the source of infection in septic patients: a prospective study. Intern Emerg Med Apr 2017

Ultrasound diagnosis of fractures in mass casualty incidents. World Journal Orthop Aug 2017

Paediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: Fundamental or fad? Emerg Med Australas Aug 2017

Ultrasound Guidelines: Emergency, Point-of-Care and Clinical Ultrasound Guidelines in Medicine. Ann Emerg Med May 2017

Point-of-care ultrasound for oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg epub Apr 2017

The clinical impact and prevalence of emergency point-of-care ultrasound: a prospective multicentre study. Anaesth Crit Care Med epub Apr 2017

Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Austere Environments: A Complete Review of Its Utilization, Pitfalls, and Technique for Common Applications in Austere Settings. Emerg Med Clin North Am May 2017

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use, Accuracy, and Impact on Clinical Decision Making in Rwanda Hospitals. J Ultrasound Med Mar 2017

Common pitfalls in point-of-care ultrasound: a practical guide for emergency and critical care physicians Critical Ultrasound Journal (Epub) December 2016

Pediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: summary of the evidence Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2016

Rapid Diagnosis of Rhabdomyolysis with Point-of-Care Ultrasound Western Journal of Emergency Medicine November 2016

Ultrasound for patients in a high HIV/TB prevalence setting International Journal of Infectious Diseases (Epub) November 2016

A Whole-Body Approach to Point of Care Ultrasound Chest October 2016

Bibliometric analysis of top 100 most-cited clinical studies on ultrasound in the Emergency Department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine July 2016