This blind observational study sought to measure the effectiveness of using transthoracic ultrasonography (TUS) as a diagnostic tool for patients with dyspnea.
Through collaboration of several physicians, using a modified Delphi Method, this research was able to create a structured guideline for completing an ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis.
This 49-year-old male presents with right wrist pain and deformity following a motor vehicle accident.
This 34-year-old female presents with vaginal spotting. Please review the following ultrasound clip and assess this patient’s condition.
This article outlines clinical applications of ultrasonography as an objective and direct measure of pulmonary edema in cases of acute heart failure.
This observational study evaluated the use of ultrasound to differentiate between esophageal versus tracheal intubation in patients who received either emergency intubation during CPR or rapid sequence intubation.
This article from the Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine details a study in which anesthesiology residents were assessed on their ultrasound proficiency in a competition that utilized elements of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).
This article from the Annals of Emergency Medicine details a two-group, parallel, randomized trial in which operators used either ultrasound imaging or landmark techniques to obtain peripheral venous access in patients with varying degrees of venous-access difficulty.