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  1. A review of the development and implementation of a 4-year medical student integrated ultrasound curriculum is presented. Multiple teaching and assessment modalities are discussed as well as results from testi...

    Authors: Richard A. Hoppmann, Victor V. Rao, Mary Beth Poston, Duncan B. Howe, Patrick S. Hunt, Stanley D. Fowler, Lance E. Paulman, James R. Wells, Nancy A. Richeson, Paul V. Catalana, Lynn K. Thomas, L. Britt Wilson, Thomas Cook, Shaun Riffle, Francis H. Neuffer, James B. McCallum…
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011 3:52
  2. A 49-year-old woman with HIV and remote tobacco use presented with fever and 2 months of progressive dyspnea. A chest radiograph showed a right upper lobe pneumonia and treatment for community-acquired pneumon...

    Authors: Mikaela Chilstrom and Michael B. Stone
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:41
  3. The purpose of this article is to provide a practical review of common ultrasound (US) findings in patients presenting with acute scrotal pain.

    Authors: Matthew T. Heller, Antonio Fargiano, Scott Rudzinski and Nathan Johnson
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:43
  4. A 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) from her optometrists office for further evaluation of reported papilledema. The patient was otherwise asymptomatic. A CT scan was performed in t...

    Authors: Robert P. Rifenburg and Joseph J. Williams
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:36
  5. B-lines are vertical echogenic artifacts seen on lung ultrasound that allow bedside diagnosis of pulmonary edema. The BLUE protocol, published by Lichtenstein and Mezière, suggests that cardiogenic pulmonary e...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Vicki E. Noble, Andrew Liteplo and Luciano Cardinale
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:37
  6. A new category of handheld devices has recently emerged that are even smaller than current portable models, with their main advantages being increased portability and affordability relative to their counterpar...

    Authors: Mark J. Ault and Bradley T. Rosen
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:31
  7. A 75-year-old man with a 150-pack-year smoking history presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, cough with white sputum and right-sided chest...

    Authors: David C. Riley, Cini Thayil and David R. Anthony
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:32
  8. Several studies have suggested that clinical indicators of a patient’s fluid status that are frequently used in practice are highly variable and not useful in the differentiation of these patients. In this stu...

    Authors: Richard L. Summers, LouAnn H. Woodward, Loretta Jackson, David S. Martin and Steven H. Platts
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:33
  9. Remote guidance techniques have been developed by NASA researchers to allow non-clinicians to perform complex ultrasound examinations on the International Space Station to increase clinical diagnostic capabili...

    Authors: R. Mercado-Young, D. S. Martin, T. Caine, K. O’Connell, K. Garcia, A. Sargsyan, S. Platts and S. A. Dulchavsky
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:35
  10. To evaluate the correlation between the internal jugular vein (IJV) collapsibility index and hypovolemia in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, using point of care ultrasound imaging.

    Authors: Keith Killu, Victor Coba, Yung Huang, Tanja Andrezejewski and Scott Dulchavsky
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:34
  11. An 86-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department after falling and being unable to get up. Her physical exam revealed massive abdominal distention and spider angiomata suspicious for possible ascites.

    Authors: Mikaela Chilstrom, Jyoti Elavunkal and Michael B. Stone
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:29
  12. This is a case of a healthy 61-year-old man with acute onset of dyspnea and atrial flutter where bedside emergency ultrasound was used to identify a classic echocardiographic finding called the “McConnell sign...

    Authors: Michael M. Liao, Jonathan Theoret, Elisa M. Dannemiller, Catherine Erickson, Geoffrey E. Sanz and John L. Kendall
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:28
  13. To introduce a new concept of the extension of focused echocardiography evaluation in life support (FEEL) with advanced life support (ALS)-compliant duplex sonography of the extracranial internal carotid arter...

    Authors: Marco Haas, Jens Allendörfer, Felix Walcher, Tobias Neumann-Haefelin, Michael Blaivas, Florian H. Seeger, Stephan J. Schreiber and Raoul Breitkreutz
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:27
  14. A 41 year old woman with a history of colon cancer metastatic to her lung and liver, presented to the emergency department severely dehydrated. Bedside ultrasonography revealed a tumor mass in her proximal inf...

    Authors: David C. Riley, Samuel Gerson and John Arbo
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 2:30
  15. As point-of-care ultrasound spreads across the globe, there is an increased need for training and supervision of ultrasound studies. Real-time oversight is important, especially in critically ill patients, but...

    Authors: Andrew S. Liteplo, Vicki E. Noble and Ben Attwood
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:25
  16. Point of care (POC) ultrasound brings another powerful dimension to the physical examination of the critically ill. A contemporary challenge for all care providers, however, is how to best incorporate ultrasou...

    Authors: Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Lawrence M. Gillman, Rosaleen Chun, Chad G. Ball, Corina Tiruta, Rohan Lall and Michael Dunham
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:24
  17. Renal cyst rupture secondary to trauma is a rare occurrence. A case is reported of a ruptured renal cyst after a fall in a 79-year-old man with a history of multicystic kidney disease. The focused sonographic ...

    Authors: Brooks Walsh, Darrell Sutijono and Christopher L. Moore
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:23
  18. Children with elbow injuries frequently present to the emergency department for evaluation. Fractures of the elbow are sometimes not visualized on plain radiographs and the only sign of an occult fracture is a...

    Authors: James W. Tsung and Michael Blaivas
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:21
  19. A 37-year-old man presented to the emergency department with left flank pain and vomiting. Bedside ultrasound performed by the treating emergency physician revealed left-sided hydronephrosis and perinephric fl...

    Authors: Michael Benjamin Stone and Michael A. Secko
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:19
  20. A 13-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with left knee pain after a fall. Initial radiographs were unremarkable, but the child returned to the emergency department 6 weeks later with persistent...

    Authors: Michael B. Stone and Chameeka Barrett
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2010 1:18
  21. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews published a manuscript critical of the use of the FAST examination. The reference is Stengel D. Bauwens K. Sehouli J. Rademacher G. Mutze S. Ekkernkamp A. Porzsolt F...

    Authors: Lawrence A. Melniker
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:14
  22. Ultrasound is of proven accuracy in the diagnosis of pneumothorax. In certain locations, pre-hospital providers are adopting its use for the management of critically ill patients.

    Authors: Christopher C. Raio, Veena Modayil, Michael Cassara, Mary Dubon, Jagruti Patel, Trupti Shah, Penelope Chun, Mathew Nelson, Gerardo Chiricolo, Andrew E. Sama and Yiju Teresa Liu
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:16
  23. Evaluation of pupillary light reflex (PLR) is an important neurological test with a variety of clinical applications. Obstacles such as severe soft tissue damage or hyphema may obstruct the visual access to th...

    Authors: Ashot E. Sargsyan, Douglas R. Hamilton, Shannon L. Melton, David Amponsah, Nathan E. Marshall and Scott A. Dulchavsky
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:12
  24. Regarding education in ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia, we aimed to develop three-dimensional ultrasound volumes (3D-UV) of peripheral nerves for ultrasound simulation. This study mainly addressed to es...

    Authors: Raoul Breitkreutz, Sebastian Schellhaas, Thomas Schmitz-Rixen, Paul Kessler and Felix Walcher
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:1
  25. The diagnosis of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is often missed as a result of an unusual presentation, resulting in increased mortality. Here, we present an atypical presentation of ruptured AAA in ...

    Authors: Adel Abdel Aziz and Nick Maskery
    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:8