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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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