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RESEARCH • Lung Ultrasound in a Tertiary Intensive Care Unit Population: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Etiology of respiratory failure in ICU patients include cardiogenic pulmonary edema (CPE), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), atelectasis, and pneumonia . Chest X-ray and thoracic computed tomography (CT) are still the most common diagnostic modalities of ICU patients with respiratory failu...
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE • Results from a Spanish National Survey on the Application of Ultrasound in Pulmonology Services

While ultrasound use initially started for guidance during pleural procedures, over time it has proven useful in the assessment of the lung parenchyma, diaphragm, and chest wall. Therefore, it has become a basic first-line tool to establish a differential diagnosis in patients with dyspnea......
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EDUCATIONAL AND CLINICAL PRACTICE ORIGINAL RESEARCH • Bedside Abdominal Ultrasound in Evaluating Nasogastric Tube Placement

Nasogastric tube (NGT) is commonly used in daily clinical practice for a variety of indications such as administration of enteral nutrition and medications, gastric decompression, irrigation, and diagnostic procedures. Chest radiograph has several disadvantages such as a source of irradiation, time-...
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CASE REPORT • Novel Role of Focused Airway Ultrasound in Early Airway Assessment of Suspected Laryngeal Trauma.

Laryngeal injuries, which are rare, are often undiagnosed in the initial evaluation of the trauma patient. Delayed recognition and intervention may lead to serious complications, including death due to upper airway obstruction ......
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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS • Improved Thrombus Assessment by Transesophageal Echocardiography: The DOLOP (Detection of Left Atrial Appendage Thrombosis Utilizing Optison) Study

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is an essential clinical tool to assess for thrombus in the left atrial appendage (LAA) prior to cardioversion or ablation in the setting of atrial fibrillation (AF) or flutter ......
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EDUCATION AND CLINICAL PRACTICE: ORIGINAL RESEARCH • Methodologic Quality of Guidelines for Training or Competence Processes for Basic Point-of-Care Echocardiography in Critical Care – A Systematic Review of the Literature

Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is defined as a diagnostic or procedural guidance ultrasound performed by clinicians to help guide patient management. Current pathways for PoCUS training, education and competence rely on expert guidelines......
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