Ultrasound as a tool for fluid status assessment in the trauma and critically ill patient.

@article{Wesson2016UltrasoundAA,
  title={Ultrasound as a tool for fluid status assessment in the trauma and critically ill patient.},
  author={Hadley K.H. Wesson and Sidrah Khan and Paula Ferrada},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 Pt B},
  pages={190-195}
}
Resuscitation to euvolemia in trauma as well as in the critically ill patient, continues to be a challenge. Focused cardiac ultrasound has been shown to be a reliable tool to evaluate fluid status and to guide therapy. The present manuscript reviews the evidence supporting the use of this tool and describes the clinical applications for image-based… CONTINUE READING