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.
This article presents several interesting case studies in which diagnostic transvaginal ultrasonography performed for evaluation of pelvic pain revealed nongynecologic etiologies.
This article from the Journal of Emergency Medicine explores the impact of leg position during femoral central line placement, and specifically how leg positioning affects femoral vein diameter and degree of femoral artery overlap during the procedure.
This 18-year-old-female presents with acute left lower abdominal pain. Last known menstrual period was 2 months ago. Vitals: T=38 C BP= 100/60 mmHg HR= 110 bpm RR=28 bpm O2 sat= 100% on RA. Please use sonography to evaluate her pelvis.
This article from the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine details an ultrasound immersion course designed for undergraduate and post baccalaureate students interested in pursuing a career in medicine.