April 15, 2015 - Detecting Rheumatic Heart Disease & Pneumonia

Justin Godown, et al. Handheld Echocardiography Versus Auscultation for Detection of Rheumatic Heart Disease. Pediatrics Apr. 2015; 135:4; e939–e944

Maria A. Pereda, et al. Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in children: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics Apr. 2015; 135:4; 714–722

April 8, 2015

Javier Cubillos, Cyrus Tse, Vincent W. S. Chan, Anahi Perlas. Bedside ultrasound assessment of gastric content: an observational study. Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth (2012) 59:416–423 DOI 10.1007/s12630-011-9661-9

Garrett N. Andersen et al. Diagnostic Influence of Routine Point-of-Care Pocket-size Ultrasound Examinations Performed by Medical Residents. J UltrasoundMed 2015; 34:627–636

April 1, 2015

Frenkel O, Liebmann O, Fischer JW. Ultrasound-Guided Forearm Nerve Blocks in Kids: A Novel Method for Pain Control in the Treatment of Hand-Injured Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015:1. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000398.

Marin JR, Lewiss RE, American Academy of Pediatrics COPEM2-2, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (Reviewers), American College of Emergency Physicians PEMC2-2, World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound Board of Directors (reviewers). Point-of-Care Ultrasonography by Pediatric Emergency Physicians. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015;65(4):472–478. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.01.028. 

March 25, 2015

Amini R, Stolz LA, Gross A, et al. Theme-based teaching of point-of-care ultrasound in undergraduate medical education. Intern Emerg Med. 2015. doi:10.1007/s11739-015-1222-8.

Nazerian P, Volpicelli G, Vanni S, et al. Accuracy of lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of consolidations when compared to chest computed tomography. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2015.01.035.

March 18, 2015

Frances M. Russell, et al. Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure in Patients With Undifferentiated Dyspnea: A Lung and Cardiac Ultrasound (LuCUS) Protocol. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2015) Vol:22 No:2 doi: 10.1111/acem.12570

Emanuele Pivetta et al. Lung ultrasound-implemented diagnosis of acute decompensated heart failure in the Emergency Department - A SIMEU multicenter study. American College of Chest Physicians (2015) P:1-33

March 11, 2015

Tessaro M., et al. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Detection of Acute Scaphoid Fracture. Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2015) Vol:31 N:3

Anandalwar, S. et al. Use of White Blood Cell Count and Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Differential to Improve the Predictive Value of Ultrasound for Suspected Appendicitis in Children. American College of Surgeons (2015) In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.01.039

March 4, 2015

Chou EH, et al. Ultrasonography for confirmation of endotracheal tube placement: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.02.013

Behzat Özkan et al. Stethoscope versus point-of-care ultrasound in the differential diagnosis of dyspnea: a randomized trial. European Journal of Emergency Medicine (2015)

February 25, 2015

Jay Pershad, Teresa M Waters, Max R Langham Jr, Tao Li, Eunice Y Huang Cost-Effectiveness of Diagnostic Approaches to Suspected Appendicitis in Children American College of Surgeons. 2015. 

February 18, 2015

February 11, 2015

Bolesch S, Wegner von F, Senft C, Lorenz MW. Transcranial Ultrasound to Detect Elevated Intracranial Pressure: Comparison of Septum Pellucidum Undulations and Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015.

Bronstein ME, Pandya S, Snyder CW, Shi Q, Muensterer OJ. A meta-analysis of B-mode ultrasound, Doppler ultrasound, and computed tomography to diagnose pediatric ovarian torsion. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2015;25(1):82–86.

February 4, 2015

Stolz L, O'Brien KM, Miller ML. A Review of Lawsuits Related to Point-of-Care Emergency Ultrasound Applications. Journal of Emergency 2014.

 Collins FS, Varmus H. A New Initiative on Precision Medicine. N Engl J Med. 2015:150130080035003. 

January 28, 2015

Singleton J, Dagan A, Edlow JA, Hoffmann B. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015;:1–3.  

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, et al. Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care Focused Bedside Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2015;:1.

January 14, 2015

The Role of Ultrasound in the Emergency Department Evaluation of the Acutely Painful Pediatric Hip. (2014). The Role of Ultrasound in the Emergency Department Evaluation of the Acutely Painful Pediatric Hip, 1–5.

Lam, S. H. F. (2014). Emergency bedside ultrasound for the diagnosis of pediatric intussusception: a retrospective review. World Journal of Emergency Medicine, 5(4), 255. doi:10.5847/wjem.j.issn.1920-8642.2014.04.002

January 07, 2015

Nepal, P., Sodhi, K. S., Saxena, A. K., Bhatia, A., Singhi, S., & Khandelwal, N. (2014). Role of spinal ultrasound in diagnosis of meningitis in infants younger than 6 months. European Journal of Radiology, 1–5. doi:10.1016/j.ejrad.2014.11.018