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  1. Unrecognized esophageal intubations are associated with significant patient morbidity and mortality. No single confirmatory device has been shown to be 100 % accurate at ruling out esophageal intubations in th...

    Authors: Jordan Chenkin, Colin J. L. McCartney, Tomislav Jelic, Michael Romano, Claire Heslop and Glen Bandiera

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:14

    Content type: Original article

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  2. The evaluation of fluid responsiveness in patients with hemodynamic instability remains to be challenging. This investigation aimed to determine whether respiratory variation in carotid Doppler peak velocity (...

    Authors: Miguel Á Ibarra-Estrada, José A López-Pulgarín, Julio C Mijangos-Méndez, José L Díaz-Gómez and Guadalupe Aguirre-Avalos

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. Access to ultrasound has increased significantly in resource-limited settings, including the developing world; however, there remains a lack of sonography education and ultrasound-trained physician support in ...

    Authors: Sachita Shah, Blaise A. Bellows, Adeyinka A. Adedipe, Jodie E. Totten, Brandon H. Backlund and Dana Sajed

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) offers several advantages over transthoracic echocardiography (TTE). Despite these advantages, use of TEE by emergency physicians (EPs) remains rare, as no focused TEE proto...

    Authors: Robert Arntfield, Jacob Pace, Shelley McLeod, Jeff Granton, Ahmed Hegazy and Lorelei Lingard

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:10

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Three Doppler-derived techniques have been proposed to assess renal perfusion at bedside: Doppler-based renal resistive index (RI) which has been extensively but imperfectly studied in assessing renal allograf...

    Authors: David Schnell and Michael Darmon

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:8

    Content type: Editorial

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  6. The best diagnostic strategy to confirm or exclude pulmonary embolism (PE) suspicion needs an appropriate combination of clinical assessment, plasma D-dimer measurement, and computed tomographic pulmonary angi...

    Authors: Alessandro Squizzato, Luca Galli and Victor E. A. Gerdes

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:7

    Content type: Review

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  7. Right heart thrombus (RHT) is a life-threatening diagnosis that is rarely made in the emergency department (ED), but with the increasing use of focused cardiac ultrasound (FocUS), more of these cases may be id...

    Authors: Mansour Jammal, Peter Milano, Renzo Cardenas, Thomas Mailhot, Diku Mandavia and Phillips Perera

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:6

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Aortic stenosis (AS) is a common valve problem that causes significant morbidity and mortality. The goal of this study was to determine whether an emergency physician (EP) could determine severe AS by reviewin...

    Authors: Hasan Alzahrani, Michael Y Woo, Chris Johnson, Paul Pageau, Scott Millington and Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:5

    Content type: Original article

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  9. In some intensive care, nowadays, ultrasound diagnostics have become an extension of the physical examination (like a stethoscope). In this report, we discuss the case of an acute respiratory failure which aro...

    Authors: Federico Barbariol, Luigi Vetrugno, Livia Pompei, Adelisa De Flaviis and Giorgio Della Rocca

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:3

    Content type: Case report

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  10. The excellent sensitivity and specificity of right upper quadrant (RUQ) ultrasound for gallbladder pathology in patients with abdominal pain is heavily relied upon in routine diagnostic evaluation. The hour-to...

    Authors: Christine N Desautels, David M Tierney, Federico Rossi and Terry K Rosborough

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:2

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Focused bedside ultrasound is rapidly becoming a standard of care to decrease the risks of complications related to invasive procedures. The purpose of this study was to assess whether adding to the curriculum...

    Authors: Yanick Beaulieu, Réjean Laprise, Pierre Drolet, Robert L Thivierge, Karim Serri, Martin Albert, Alain Lamontagne, Marc Bélliveau, André-Yves Denault and Jean-Victor Patenaude

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2015 7:1

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Prior research suggests that the ratio of the ultrasound-measured diameter of the inferior vena cava to the aorta correlates with the level of dehydration in children. This study was designed to externally val...

    Authors: Joshua Jauregui, Daniel Nelson, Esther Choo, Branden Stearns, Adam C Levine, Otto Liebmann and Sachita P Shah

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2014 6:15

    Content type: Original article

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