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Diagnostic accuracy of hospitalist-performed hand-carried ultrasound echocardiography after a brief training program.
BACKGROUND The duration of training needed for hospitalists to accurately perform hand-carried ultrasound echocardiography (HCUE) is uncertain. OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy ofExpand
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Hospitalists: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Many hospitalists incorporate point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) into their daily practice to answer specific diagnostic questions or to guide performance of invasive bedside procedures. However,Expand
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Hand-carried echocardiography by hospitalists: a randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Hospitalists can use hand-carried echocardiography for accurate point-of-care information, but patient outcome data for its application are sparse. METHODS We performed an unblinded,Expand
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Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Central and Peripheral Vascular Access in Adults: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
PREPROCEDURE 1) We recommend that providers should be familiar with the operation of their specific ultrasound machine prior to initiation of a vascular access procedure.2) We recommend thatExpand
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Is exercise used as medicine? Association of meeting strength training guidelines and functional limitations among older US adults.
OBJECTIVE To determine the association between meeting strength training guidelines (≥2 times per week) and the presence of functional limitations among older adults. METHODS This cross-sectionalExpand
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Inferior vena cava diameter change after intravenous furosemide in patients diagnosed with acute decompensated heart failure
Measurement of the inferior vena cava (IVC) diameters may improve decision‐making for patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure. Nevertheless, little is known about how the IVC isExpand
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[Functional evaluation of the autonomic regulation in mitral valve prolapse].
We examined fifty patients aged from 15 to 35 years, mean 23 +/- 5, with mitral valve prolapse (MVP) documented by two-dimensional echocardiography in the apical 4-chamber view as well as in theExpand
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[Clinical and angiographic study of 51 patients with myocardial infarction aged up to 35 years (author's transl)].
The clinical and angiographic data of 51 patients 35 years-old or below with myocardial infarction were studied. The average age of the patients was 30.2 years. Cigarette smoking and familiar historyExpand