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Top-cited publications on point-of-care ultrasound: The evolution of research trends. Am J Emerg Med January 2018
The learning curve in diagnosing acute appendicitis with emergency sonography among novice emergency medicine residents. J Clin Ultrasound January 2018
Point-of-care wrist ultrasonography in trauma patients with ulnar-sided pain and instability. Am J Emerg Med January 2018
Comparison of sonographic inferior vena cava and aorta indexes during fluid administered in children Am J Emerg Med January 2018
Comparison of the Accuracy of Emergency Department-Performed Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) in the Diagnosis of Lower-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis. J Emerg Med January 2018
Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Identification of Pediatric Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Malfunctions Pediatr Emerg Care January 2018
Fluid Removal with Ultrasound Guided Protocol Improves the Efficacy and Safety of Dehydration in Post-Resuscitated Critically Ill Patients: A Quasi-Experimental, Before and after Study. Shock January 2018
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) of the upper airway Can J Anaesth January 2018
Ultrasound evaluation of the airway in the ED: a feasibility study Crit Ultrasound J January 2018
Accuracy of Ultrasonographic Measurements of Inferior Vena Cava to Determine Fluid Responsiveness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Intensive Care Med January 2018
The ultrasonographic "whirlpool sign" in testicular torsion: valuable tool or waste of valuable time? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Emerg Radiol January 2018
Emergency physician use of tissue Doppler bedside echocardiography in detecting diastolic dysfunction: an exploratory study Crit Ultrasound J January 2018
The use of point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose patent foramen ovale in elective hip and knee arthroplasty patients and its association with postoperative delirium Can J Anaesth January 2018
Integration of lung ultrasound in the diagnostic reasoning in acute dyspneic patients: A prospective randomized study Am J Emerg Med January 2018
The predictive value of bedside ultrasound to restore spontaneous circulation in patients with pulseless electrical activity: A systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS One January 2018
Cardiac & Thoracic
The predictive value of bedside ultrasound to restore spontaneous circulation in patients with pulseless electrical activity: A systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS One January 2018
Emergency physician use of tissue Doppler bedside echocardiography in detecting diastolic dysfunction: an exploratory study Crit Ultrasound J January 2018
The use of point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose patent foramen ovale in elective hip and knee arthroplasty patients and its association with postoperative delirium Can J Anaesth January 2018
Integration of lung ultrasound in the diagnostic reasoning in acute dyspneic patients: A prospective randomized study Am J Emerg Med January 2018
A simplified lung ultrasound approach to detect increased extravascular lung water in critically ill patients. Crit Ultrasound J December 2017
Lung Ultrasound Findings Detected During Inpatient Echocardiography Are Common and Associated With Short- and Long-term Mortality J Ultrasound Med December 2017
Cardiac Ultrasound. StatPearls December 2017
A letter to the Editor: Diagnosing acute aortic dissection with aneurysmal degeneration with point of care ultrasound. Am J Emerg Med December 2017
Mediastinal masses-transthoracic ultrasonography aspects. Medicine (Baltimore) December 2017
Disco spotlight sign: A sign that may be useful for diagnosis of pneumomediastinum. Am J Emerg Med November 2017
Feasibility, Safety, and Utility of Advanced Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography Performed by Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows in a Medical ICU Chest October 2017
Pulmonary ultrasound scoring system for intubated critically ill patients and its association with clinical metrics and mortality: A prospective cohort study. J Clin Ultrasound October 2017
Ultrasound assisted evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med September 2017
Emergency department point-of-care ultrasonography improves time to pericardiocentesis for clinically significant effusions Clin Exp Emerg Med September 2017
Comparison of continous-wave Doppler ultrasound monitor and echocardiography to assess cardiac output in intensive care patients. Crit Care Resusc September 2017
A novel method of assessing for lung sliding using Doppler imaging. Am J Emerg Med September 2017
The Cardiac Arrest Sonographic Assessment (CASA) exam - A standardized approach to the use of ultrasound in PEA. Am J Emerg Med August 2017
Assessment of thoracic ultrasound in complementary diagnosis and in follow up of community-acquired pneumonia (cap). BMC Med Imaging August 2017
The role of cardiovascular ultrasound in diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism. Future Cardiol August 2017
Point-of-care ultrasound in cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a concise review. J Ultrasound. July 2017
Point of care ultrasound versus CT pulmonary angiogram in suspected pulmonary embolus Emerg Med J July 2017
Serial Sonographic Assessment of Pulmonary Edema in Patients With Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure. J Ultrasound Med July 2017
Lung Consolidation Locations for Optimal Lung Ultrasound Scanning in Diagnosing Pediatric Pneumonia J Ultrasound Med June 2017
Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) Stat Pearls June 2017
Pitfalls in the ultrasonographic diagnosis of pneumothorax. J Intensive Care Soc. May 2017
Performance of lung ultrasonography for the diagnosis of communityacquired pneumonia in hospitalized children. Med Ultrason May 2017
Point-of-care ultrasonography and liberation from mechanical ventilation. Crit Care March 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
Accuracy of Lung Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Chest February 2017
Lung point and power slide signs help to improve the accuracy of lung ultrasound to diagnose pneumothorax. Saudi J Anaesth January 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 November 2016
Point-of-care strain echocardiography in acute heart failure Am J Emerg Med November 2016
Diagnosis of acute coronary occlusion in patients with non-STEMI by point-of-care echocardiography with speckle tracking. Am J Emerg Med September 2016
The Prognostic Value of Using Ultrasonography in Cardiac Resuscitation of Patients with Cardiac Arrest International Journal Bioomedical Sciences August 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 August 2016
Strain Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Western Journal of Emergency Medicine January 2016
Procedures
A randomized clinical trial of ultrasound-guided infra-clavicular cannulation of the subclavian vein in cardiac surgical patients: short-axis versus long-axis approach Intensive Care Med November 2017
Ultrasound as a point-of-care tool for early detection of potential complications like pneumothorax associated with the pectoralis block. Indian J Anaesth October 2017
Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Line Placement: A Narrative Review of Evidence-based Best Practices. West J Emerg Med. October 2017
Nerve Block, Median Stat Pearls October 2017
Use of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Confirmation of Central Venous Catheter Placement: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis J Ultrasound Med June 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 April 2017
Ultrasound-Guided Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block: Sonoanatomy, Technique, and Block Dynamics. Reg Anesth Pain Med March 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 March 2017
Ultrasound-Guided Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in the Resuscitation Area. Journal of Emergency Medicine February 2017
Ultrasound-guided forearm nerve blocks in managing hand and finger injuries. Internal Emergency Medicine February 2017
Ultrasound-guided dorsal penile nerve block performed in a case of zipper entrapment injury. Journal Clinical Ultrasound February 2017
Pain management via Ultrasound-guided Nerve Block in Emergency Department; a Case Series Study. Emerg (Tehran) January 2017
Vascular access: the impact of ultrasonography Einstein (Sao Paulo) December 2016
How to do it: bedside ultrasound to assist lumbar puncture Practical Neurology November 2016
Volume Assessment & Hypotension
Comparison of sonographic inferior vena cava and aorta indexes during fluid administered in children Am J Emerg Med January 2018
Accuracy of Ultrasonographic Measurements of Inferior Vena Cava to Determine Fluid Responsiveness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Intensive Care Med January 2018
Fluid Removal with Ultrasound Guided Protocol Improves the Efficacy and Safety of Dehydration in Post-Resuscitated Critically Ill Patients: A Quasi-Experimental, Before and after Study. Shock January 2018
Time to correct the flow of corrected flow time. Crit Ultrasound J. October 2017
Reproducibility of point-of-care ultrasonography for central vein diameter measurement: Separating image acquisition from interpretation. J Clin Ultrasound October 2017
Point-of-care ultrasound leads to diagnostic shifts in patients with undifferentiated hypotension. Am J Emerg Med August 2017
Hemodynamic assessment of septic shock patients using transpulmonary thermodilution and critical care echocardiography. A comparative study. Chest August 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 July 2017
Correlation of carotid blood flow and corrected carotid flow time with invasive cardiac output measurements. Crit Ultrasound J April 2017
Inferior Vena Cava Measurement with Ultrasound: What Is the Best View and Best Mode? West J Emerg Med April 2017
Technical Pitfalls in Sonography of the Inferior Vena Cava: Beware the Diaphragm. J Ultrasound Med March 2017
Assessment of corrected flow time in carotid artery via point-of-care ultrasonography: Reference values and the influential factors. J Crit Care March 2017
Effect of Focused Bedside Ultrasonography in Hypotensive Patients on the Clinical Decision of Emergency Physicians Emerg Med Int. March 2017
International Federation for Emergency Medicine Consensus Statement: Sonography in hypotension and cardiac arrest (SHoC) Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine December 2016
The diagnostic utility of sonographic carotid flow time in determining volume responsiveness Journal of Critical Care November 2016
Echocardiography as a guide for fluid management Critical Care September September 2016
Ultrasound measurement of inferior vena cava collapse predicts propofol-induced hypotension American Journal of Emergency Medicine June 2016
Miscellaneous or Multi-system
Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Identification of Pediatric Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Malfunctions Pediatr Emerg Care January 2018
Top-cited publications on point-of-care ultrasound: The evolution of research trends. Am J Emerg Med January 2018
Clinical Value of Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism in Critically Ill Patients. J Transl Int Med December 2017
Cardiopulmonary ultrasound for critically ill adults improves diagnostic accuracy in a resource-limited setting: the AFRICA trial. Trop Med Int Health. October 2017
Point-of-care transcranial Doppler by intensivists. Crit Ultrasound J. October 2017
Ultrasound diagnosis of fractures in mass casualty incidents. World Journal Orthop August 2017
Paediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: Fundamental or fad? Emerg Med Australas August 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
Ultrasound Guidelines: Emergency, Point-of-Care and Clinical Ultrasound Guidelines in Medicine. Ann Emerg Med May 2017
The clinical impact and prevalence of emergency point-of-care ultrasound: a prospective multicentre study. Anaesth Crit Care Med April 2017
Accuracy of point of care ultrasound to identify the source of infection in septic patients: a prospective study. Intern Emerg Med April 2017
Point-of-care ultrasound for oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg April 2017
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use, Accuracy, and Impact on Clinical Decision Making in Rwanda Hospitals. J Ultrasound Med March 2017
Pediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: summary of the evidence Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2016
Common pitfalls in point-of-care ultrasound: a practical guide for emergency and critical care physicians Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2016
Ultrasound for patients in a high HIV/TB prevalence setting International Journal of Infectious Diseases November 2016
Rapid Diagnosis of Rhabdomyolysis with Point-of-Care Ultrasound Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 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
Archive
Accuracy of Lung Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Chest February 2017
Point-of-care ultrasound utilizations in the emergency airway management: An evidence-based review. Am J Emerg Med February 2017
Ultrasound-Assisted Removal of A Fishbone Stuck in A Tongue in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med February 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
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
Lung point and power slide signs help to improve the accuracy of lung ultrasound to diagnose pneumothorax. Saudi J Anaesth January 2017
Eliciting renal tenderness by sonopalpation in diagnosing acute pyelonephritis Critical Ultrasound Journal January 2017
Pain management via Ultrasound-guided Nerve Block in Emergency Department; a Case Series Study. Emerg (Tehran) January 2017
Validity of ultrasound in diagnosis of tendon injuries in penetrating extremity trauma. Am J Emerg Med January 2017
The Accuracy of Emergency Physicians in Ultrasonographic Screening of Acute Appendicitis; a Cross Sectional Study Emerg (Tehran) January 2017
Ultrasonography for endotracheal tube position in infants and children. European J Pediatrics January 2017
Common pitfalls in point-of-care ultrasound: a practical guide for emergency and critical care physicians Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2016
Point of care lung ultrasound of children with acute asthma exacerbations in the pediatric emergency department American Journal of Emergency Medicine December 2016
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
Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. Journal Emergency Medicine December 2016
Point-of-care ultrasound for non-angulated distal forearm fractures in children: test performance characteristics and patient-centered outcomes Acad Emerg Med. December 2016
Vascular access: the impact of ultrasonography Einstein (Sao Paulo) December 2016
International Federation for Emergency Medicine Consensus Statement: Sonography in hypotension and cardiac arrest (SHoC) Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine December 2016
Pediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: summary of the evidence Critical Ultrasound Journal December 2016
Point-of-Care Sonographic Findings in Acute Upper Airway Edema Western Journal of Emergency Medicine November 2016
Low-Pressure Pericardial Tamponade: Case Report and Review of the Literature Journal of Emergency Medicine November 2016
The diagnostic utility of sonographic carotid flow time in determining volume responsiveness Journal of Critical Care November 2016
Ultrasound for patients in a high HIV/TB prevalence setting International Journal of Infectious Diseases November 2016
How to do it: bedside ultrasound to assist lumbar puncture Practical Neurology November 2016
Rapid Diagnosis of Rhabdomyolysis with Point-of-Care Ultrasound Western Journal of Emergency Medicine November 2016
Point-of-care strain echocardiography in acute heart failure Am J Emerg Med November 2016
A Whole-Body Approach to Point of Care Ultrasound Chest October 2016
4-Point ultrasonography to confirm the correct position of the nasogastric tube in 114 critically ill patients. J Ultrasound October 2016
Point-of-care ultrasound versus radiology department pelvic ultrasound on emergency department length of stay World Journal of Emergency Medicine September 2016
Diagnosis of acute coronary occlusion in patients with non-STEMI by point-of-care echocardiography with speckle tracking. Am J Emerg Med September 2016
Diagnostic accuracy of emergency-performed focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) in blunt abdominal trauma Electron Physician September 2016
Echocardiography as a guide for fluid management Critical Care September September 2016
The Prognostic Value of Using Ultrasonography in Cardiac Resuscitation of Patients with Cardiac Arrest International Journal Bioomedical Sciences August 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
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 August 2016
Overview of point-of-care abdominal ultrasound in emergency and critical care Journal of Intensive Care August 2016
Bibliometric analysis of top 100 most-cited clinical studies on ultrasound in the Emergency Department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine July 2016
Bedside sonography for the diagnosis of esophageal food impaction American Journal of Emergency Medicine July 2016
Ultrasound measurement of inferior vena cava collapse predicts propofol-induced hypotension American Journal of Emergency Medicine June 2016
High-frequency linear transducer improves detection of an intrauterine pregnancy in first-trimester ultrasonography American Journal of Emergency Medicine February 2016
Strain Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Western Journal of Emergency Medicine January 2016