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  1. Clinician-performed ultrasound has become a widely utilized tool in emergency medicine and is a mandatory component of the residency curricula. We aimed to assess the effect of personalized peer-comparison fee...

    Authors: Dorothea Hempel, Emanuele Pivetta and Heidi H Kimberly

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2014 6:1

    Content type: Short communication

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  2. The diagnosis of pneumothorax with a bedside lung ultrasound is a powerful methodology. The conventional lung ultrasound examination consists of a step-by-step procedure targeted towards the detection of four ...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Enrico Boero, Valerio Stefanone and Enrico Storti

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:10

    Content type: Short communication

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  3. Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is currently not a universal component of curricula for medical undergraduate and postgraduate training. We designed and assessed a simulation-based PoCUS training program for ...

    Authors: Adam R Parks, Paul Atkinson, Glenn Verheul and Denise LeBlanc-Duchin

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:9

    Content type: Original article

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  4. Bone loss has been documented in adults in intensive care wards. Children admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICU) are also exposed to many potential risk factors for bone loss such as immobilization,...

    Authors: Ayelet Zerem, Francis B Mimouni, Elie Picard and Sarit Shahroor

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:8

    Content type: Original article

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  5. Non traumatic gastrointestinal emergencies in the children and neonatal patient is a dilemma for the radiologist in the emergencies room and they presenting characteristics ultrasound features on the longitudi...

    Authors: Paolo Fonio, Francesco Coppolino, Anna Russo, Alfredo D’Andrea, Antonella Giannattasio, Alfonso Reginelli, Roberto Grassi and Eugenio Annibale Genovese

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  6. To evaluate the accuracy of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of acute calculous cholecystitis in comparison with other imaging modalities.

    Authors: Antonio Pinto, Alfonso Reginelli, Lucio Cagini, Francesco Coppolino, Antonio Amato Stabile Ianora, Renata Bracale, Melchiore Giganti and Luigia Romano

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S11

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  7. Acute vascular emergencies can arise from direct traumatic injury to the vessel or be spontaneous (non-traumatic).

    Authors: Eugenio Annibale Genovese, Paolo Fonio, Chiara Floridi, Monica Macchi, Anna Maccaferri, Antonio Amato Stabile Ianora, Lucio Cagini and Gianpaolo Carrafiello

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S10

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  8. In the assessment of polytrauma patient, an accurate diagnostic study protocol with high sensitivity and specificity is necessary. Computed Tomography (CT) is the standard reference in the emergency for evalua...

    Authors: Lucio Cagini, Sabrina Gravante, Corrado Maria Malaspina, Elviro Cesarano, Melchiorre Giganti, Alberto Rebonato, Paolo Fonio and Michele Scialpi

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S9

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  9. The acute scrotum is a medical emergency . The acute scrotum is defined as scrotal pain, swelling, and redness of acute onset. Scrotal abnormalities can be divided into three groups , which are extra-testicula...

    Authors: Alfredo D’Andrea, Francesco Coppolino, Elviro Cesarano, Anna Russo, Salvatore Cappabianca, Eugenio Annibale Genovese, Paolo Fonio and Luca Macarini

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S8

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  10. Intestinal ischemia is an abdominal emergency that accounts for approximately 2% of gastrointestinal illnesses. It represents a complex of diseases caused by impaired blood perfusion to the small and/or large ...

    Authors: A Reginelli, EA Genovese, S Cappabianca, F Iacobellis, D Berritto, P Fonio, F Coppolino and R Grassi

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S7

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  11. Acute abdomen is a medical emergency, in which there is sudden and severe pain in abdomen of recent onset with accompanying signs and symptoms that focus on an abdominal involvement. It can represent a wide sp...

    Authors: Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Susanna Guerrini, Nevada Cioffi Squitieri, Lucio Cagini, Luca Macarini, Francesco Coppolino, Melchiore Giganti and Luca Volterrani

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S6

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  12. Acute diverticulitis (AD) results from inflammation of a colonic diverticulum. It is the most common cause of acute left lower-quadrant pain in adults and represents a common reason for acute hospitalization, ...

    Authors: Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Nevada Cioffi Squitieri, Susanna Guerrini, Amato Antonio Stabile Ianora, Lucio Cagini, Luca Macarini, Melchiore Giganti and Luca Volterrani

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S5

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  13. Gastrointestinal tract perforations can occur for various causes such as peptic ulcer, inflammatory disease, blunt or penetrating trauma, iatrogenic factors, foreign body or a neoplasm that require an early re...

    Authors: FF Coppolino, G Gatta, G Di Grezia, A Reginelli, F Iacobellis, G Vallone, M Giganti and EA Genovese

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S4

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  14. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the color Doppler twinkling sign could be considered as an additional diagnostic feature of small renal lithiasis (_5mm).

    Authors: Gianfranco Vallone, Giuseppina Napolitano, Paolo Fonio, Gabriele Antinolfi, Antonio Romeo, Luca Macarini, Eugenio Annibale Genovese and Luca Brunese

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S3

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  15. Ultrasound is a widely used technique in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis; nevertheless, its utilization still remains controversial.

    Authors: Fabio Pinto, Antonio Pinto, Anna Russo, Francesco Coppolino, Renata Bracale, Paolo Fonio, Luca Macarini and Melchiorre Giganti

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5(Suppl 1):S2

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  16. In emergency settings, verification of endotracheal tube (ETT) location is important for critically ill patients. Ignorance of oesophageal intubation can be disastrous. Many methods are used for verification o...

    Authors: Osman Adi, Tan Wan Chuan and Manikam Rishya

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:7

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Physician-performed focused ultrasonography is a rapidly growing field with numerous clinical applications. Focused ultrasound is a clinically useful tool with relevant applications across most specialties. Ul...

    Authors: David P Bahner, Eric J Adkins, Daralee Hughes, Michael Barrie, Creagh T Boulger and Nelson A Royall

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:6

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Point-of-care ultrasound (POC-US) use is increasingly common as equipment costs decrease and availability increases. Despite the utility of POC-US in trained hands, there are many situations wherein patients c...

    Authors: Nancy Biegler, Paul B McBeth, Corina Tiruta, Douglas R Hamilton, Zhengwen Xiao, Innes Crawford, Martha Tevez-Molina, Nat Miletic, Chad G Ball, Linping Pian and Andrew W Kirkpatrick

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:5

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Current recommendations of stroke treatment favour a moderately elevated blood pressure in the acute phase, based on the concept of an improved cerebral perfusion. Here, cerebral blood flow was assessed in a c...

    Authors: Jonathan List, Jens E Röhl, Florian Doepp, José M Valdueza and Stephan J Schreiber

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:4

    Content type: Short communication

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  20. A 73-year-old man with a past medical history of myelodysplastic syndrome and recent chemotherapy presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of progressively increasing left thigh pain and swe...

    Authors: Aleksandr Tichter and David C Riley

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:3

    Content type: Case report

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  21. A 45-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of severe left shoulder pain made worse with movement. Emergency department (ED) bedside point-of-care static and dynamic ultrasou...

    Authors: David C Riley, Martha Kaufman, Theresa M Ward, Yesenia Acevedo, Rodney Guerra and Adenike Folorunsho

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:2

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Infective endocarditis is a challenging diagnosis that is rarely made in the emergency department. As the use of focused emergency ultrasound expands into more applications, including advanced echocardiography...

    Authors: Dina Seif, Andrew Meeks, Thomas Mailhot and Phillips Perera

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2013 5:1

    Content type: Case report

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