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  1. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. 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

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. Acute aortic dissection (AAD) is a disease of relatively low incidence but very high mortality. Its presenting symptoms and signs are highly variable and frequently overlap with other less critical etiologies....

    Authors: Sandeep Duggal, Matt Lyon and Michael Blaivas

    Citation: Critical Ultrasound Journal 2009 1:10

    Content type: Case Report

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  17. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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