Focused transesophageal echocardiography for emergency physicians—description and results from simulation training of a structured four-view examination

BACKGROUND Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) offers several advantages over transthoracic echocardiography (TTE). Despite these advantages, use of TEE by emergency physicians (EPs) remains rare, as no focused TEE protocol for emergency department (ED) use has been defined nor have methods of training been described. OBJECTIVE This study aims to… (More)