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Pilot study to determine the utility of point-of-care ultrasound in the assessment of difficult laryngoscopy.
OBJECTIVES Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in emergency care settings is challenging. The preintubation clinical screening tests may not be applied in a large number of emergency intubations dueExpand
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An unseen danger: Frequency of posterior vessel wall penetration by needles during attempts to place internal jugular vein central catheters using ultrasound guidance*
Objectives:To evaluate the frequency of unsuspected posterior vessel wall penetration of the internal jugular vein during ultrasound-guided needle cannulation. Design:Prospective, single-blindedExpand
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Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Venous Access: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review
Objectives The objective of this study was to determine through a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis whether success rates, time to cannulation, and number of punctures requiredExpand
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Ultrasound for Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis: Multidisciplinary Recommendations From the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus Conference
Venous ultrasound is the standard imaging test for patients suspected of having acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT). There is variability and disagreement among authoritative groups regarding theExpand
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Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND Point-of-care ultrasound has been suggested to improve outcomes from advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), but no large studies have explored how it should be incorporated into ACLS. OurExpand
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Prospective Evaluation of the Learning Curve for Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement
Introduction It is unclear how many ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheters (USG PIVC) one must place to become proficient at the procedure. The objective of this study was to determineExpand
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Introduction of ultrasound into gross anatomy curriculum: perceptions of medical students.
BACKGROUND The exposure to ultrasound technology during medical school education is highly variable across institutions. OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to assess medical students'Expand
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A prospective comparison of procedural sedation and ultrasound-guided interscalene nerve block for shoulder reduction in the emergency department.
OBJECTIVES Emergency physicians (EPs) are beginning to use ultrasound (US) guidance to perform regional nerve blocks. The primary objective of this study was to compare length of stay (LOS) inExpand
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Control of hemorrhage in critical femoral or inguinal penetrating wounds--an ultrasound evaluation.
INTRODUCTION Exsanguination from a femoral artery wound can occur in seconds and may be encountered more often due to increased use of body armor. Some military physicians teach compression of theExpand
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Sonography First for Subcutaneous Abscess and Cellulitis Evaluation
onography is an ideal imaging modality for evaluation of pathologic soft tissue conditions. High resolution and the ability to perform dynamic testing such as compressing structures allow forExpand
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