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ORIGINAL RESEARCH • Diagnostic Utility of Point of Care Ultrasound in Identifying Cervical Spine Injury in Emergency Settings

CT scan has emerged as a good screening tool in C-spine injury due to its high negative predictive value. However, in a hemodynamically unstable trauma patient, many clinical guidelines do not recommend CT scan, which results in delayed clearance of C-spine in these unstable patients.......
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SHORT COMMUNICATION • Design and Comparison of a Hybrid to a Traditional In-Person Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) reduces procedural complications, improves diagnostic accuracy, and increases provider and patient satisfaction. In addition, the availability of less expensive ultrasound devices and the increasing accessibility of training programs have facilitated the growth of PO...
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REVIEW & ANALYSIS • Incidence of Gastrointestinal Bleeding after Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients with Gastroesophageal Varices: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is an important diagnostic procedure that is specifically useful in patients with advanced cirrhosis since this group of patients frequently has cirrhotic cardiomyopathy with varying degrees of heart failure......
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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION: Early Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Assessment for Medical Patients Reduces Time to Appropriate Treatment: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has proven to be an effective tool that narrows the differential diagnosis among patients presenting with chest pain and dyspnea, which can help achieve the correct diagnosis faster......
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CASE REPORT • Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Acute Lower Extremity Arterial Thrombosis After Total Hip Arthroplasty Revision

In their conclusions, the author comment on the rare complication of acute arterial occlusion after hip arthroplasty, which can lead to devastating outcomes. In the immediate postoperative period, it may be difficult to rely on clinical presentation of acute limb ischemia to provide a timely diagno...
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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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