Procedures

Moore, C. Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Emergency Medicine. Ultrasound Clin 6 (2011) 277–289 doi:10.1016/j.cult.2011.03.005

Werner, H. and Levy, J. Procedural Applications of Bedside Emergency Ultrasound. Elsevier 2011. Vol. 12, No. 1. 43-52

Ultrasound Guided LP - The Essentials
A quick video demonstrating the technique for finding the relevant landmarks in an ultrasound guided lumbar puncture

Another WIN for Ultrasound: the Wire In Needle technique for CVC Placement
Details on the technique coming soon at http://www.ultrasoundpodcast.com


Bladder Volume (BV)

Baumann, B. M. et al. Volumetric bladder ultrasound performed by trained nurses increases catheterization success in pediatric patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2008) 26, 18 – 23. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2007.03.020

Chen, L. et al. Utility of Bedside Bladder Ultrasound Before Urethral Catheterization in Young Children. Pediatrics 2005;115;108 DOI: 10.1542/peds.2004-0738

Milling Jr, T. J. et al. Use of Ultrasonography to Identify Infants for Whom Urinary Catheterization Will Be Unsuccessful Because of Insufficient Urine Volume: Validation of the Urinary Bladder Index. Annals of Emergency Medicine May 2005, Vol. 45, No. 5, 510-513.  doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2004.11.010

Witt, M. et al. Bladder Ultrasound Increases Catheterization Success in Pediatric Patients. ACAD EMERG MED April 2005, Vol. 12, No. 4. doi:10.1197/j.aem.2004.11.023


Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Cannulation Tutorial
- Arun Nagdev, Highland General Hospital


Intraosseous (IO)

Stone, M. B. et al. Ultrasonographic Confirmation of Intraosseous Needle Placement in an Adult Unembalmed Cadaver Model. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49:515-519. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2006.11.009


peripheral intravenous line (PIV)

Doniger, S. J. et al. Randomized Controlled Trial of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Placement Versus Traditional Techniques in Difficult-Access Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Emer Care 2009;25: 154-159. 

Heinrichs, J. et al. Ultrasonographically Guided Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation of Children and Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;61:444-454 doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.11.014

Panebianco, N. L. et al. What You See (Sonographically) Is What You Get: Vein and Patient Characteristics Associated With Successful Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Intravenous Placement in Patients With Difficult Access. ACAD EMERG MED December 2009, Vol. 16, No. 12. 1298-1303. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2009.00520.x

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