Category: Papers

Ultrasound journal articles

Common errors in point of care ultrasound

Pablo Blanco and Giovanni Volpicelli have written a very useful guide to errors in point of care ultrasound, showing how they may occur and proving practical tips to avoid getting caught out. They cover the following areas: Pericardial...

What is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of abscess?

What is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of abscess?

Barbic et al have published a systematic review and meta-analysis examining the diagnostic accuracy of PoCUS in diagnosing abscesses in emergency department patients with skin and soft tissue infections. Comparison was made with a reference standard...

Bedside Ultrasound in Resuscitation and the Rapid Ultrasound in Shock Protocol

Bedside Ultrasound in Resuscitation and the Rapid Ultrasound in Shock Protocol

For those who prefer reading to watching videos this publication describes the RUSH exam and how to perform it. Bedside Ultrasound in Resuscitation and the Rapid Ultrasound in Shock Protocol- Review Article. Dina Seif, Phillips Perera, Thomas...