For your reading pleasure….February 2016 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Accuracy of MRI and US for Appendicitis in Diagnostic and Nondiagnostic Studies

Comparison of US and Surface Landmarks in Detecting the Localization for Cricothyroidotomy

Focused TEE by Emergency Physicians is Feasible and Clinically Influential

High Body Mass Index is Strongly Correlated with Decreased Image Quality in Focused Bedside Echocardiography

For your reading pleasure….January 2016 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Diagnosis of An Occult Hip Fracture by POCUS

LV Tissue Doppler Imaging Predicts Disease Severity in Septic Patients Newly Admitted in an Emergency Unit

For your reading pleasure….December 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Does US Guidance Reduce Failure Rates and Adverse Events for Subclavian Vein Catheterization Compared with Landmark Technique?

Feasibility of Sonographic Localization of the Inferior Epigastric Artery Before Ultrasound-Guided Paracentesis

M-Mode US Applications for the Emergency Medicine Physician

Mobile Vitreous Opacities on Ocular Ultrasonography Are Not Always Pathologic: A Cross-Sectional Survey in an Asymptomatic Population

For your reading pleasure….November 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Bedside US to Evaluate Pulmonary Embolism Masquerading as STEMI

Impact of Device Selection and Clip Duration on Lung US Assessment in Patients with Heart Failure

Impact of Individual Characteristics on Sonographic IVC Diameter and the IVC Diameter:Aorta Diameter Index

RLQ Pain in a Young Female: US Diagnosis of Rectus Abdominis Tear

For your reading pleasure….October 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Clinical Application of Real-Time Tele-US in Diagnosing Pediatric Acute Appendicitis in the ED

The Ability of Renal US and Ureteral Jet Evaluation to Predict 30-Day Outcomes in Patients with Suspected Nephrolithiasis

The Absence of Gallstones on POCUS Rules out Acute Cholecystitis

The Effectiveness of Bedside POCUS in the Diagnosis and Management of Metacarpal Fractures

Ultrasound Diagnosis of Adult Intussusception

For your reading pleasure….September 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Can Emergency Physicians Diagnose and Correctly Classify Diastolic Dysfunction Using Bedside Echo?

Isolated DVT: Implications for 2-Point Compression Ultrasonography of the Lower Extremity

McConnell’s Sign is Not Specific for PE: Case Report and Review of the Literature

What is the Clinical Utility of Bedside US in the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema in the Undifferentiated Dyspneic Patient?

For your reading pleasure….August 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Avoiding CT Scans by Using POCUS When Evaluating Suspected Pediatric Renal Colic

Bedside US to Evaluate PE Masquerading as STEMI

Cost-Effective, Reusable, Leak-Resistant US-Guided Vascular Access Trainer

The Absence of Gallstones on POCUS Rules Out Acute Cholecystitis

For your reading pleasure….July 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

AAEM Position Statement: US Should be Integrated into Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum

Diagnostic Accuracy of US in Retained Soft Tissue Foreign Bodies: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Early Detection of Traumatic Retrobulbar Hemorrhage Using Bedside Ocular Ultrasound

Multi-Institution Validation of an Emergency US Image Rating Scale- A Pilot Study

The Impact of Goal-Directed TVUS on Clinical Decision-making for Emergency Physicians

For your reading pleasure….June 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

A Case of Appendicitis with Appendicolith Diagnosed with US in the ED

Aortoenteric Fistula Identified by Clinical Ultrasound

The Utility of TVUS in the ED Evaluation of Complications of First Trimester Pregnancy

Trauma-Induced Bilateral Ectopia Lentis Diagnosed with POCUS

For your reading pleasure….May 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:




For your reading pleasure….April 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:


Properties of Serial Ultrasound Clinical Diagnostic Pathway in Suspected Appendicitis and Related CT Use


For your reading pleasure….March 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Accuracy of Ultrasonography for Determining Successful Realignment of Pediatric Forearm Fractures






For your reading pleasure….February 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure in Patients with Undifferentiated Dyspnea: A Lung and Cardiac Ultrasound (LuCUS) Protocol


The Diagnostic Accuracy of Bedside Ocular Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Use of POCUS in CT Emergency Departments

Use of the FAST and its Impact on Abdominal CT Use in Hemodynamically Stable Children with Blunt Torso Trauma


For your reading pleasure….January 2015 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis of the Rib Identified on Bedside US

Bedside US in the Diagnosis of Complex Hand Infections

Effects of US guided Radial Artery Catheterization-An Updated Meta-Analysis

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Bedside POCUS in the Diagnosis and Management of Distal Radius Fractures

Novel Use of US in the ED-US guided Hematoma Block of a Proximal Humerus Fracture

For your reading pleasure….December 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter and Lumbar Puncture Opening Pressure in Nontrauma Patients Suspected of Elevated Intracranial Pressure

Pelvic Ultrasonography and Length of Stay in the ED- An Observational Study

Prospective Evaluation of Prehospital Trauma US During Aeromedical Transport

US Guided CV Access Using Google Glass

For your reading pleasure….November 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

POCUS for the Evaluation of the Infected Pancreatic Pseudocyst

The Effect of Supine vs Upright Patient Positioning on IVC Metrics

US-Guided Diagnosis of Occult Mandibular Osteomyelitis

Clinician Performed Ultrasound in Identifying Osteomyelitis of the Hand

For your reading pleasure….October 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Evaluation of Acute Appendicits by Pediatric Emergency Physician Sonography

POCUS in Diagnosing Pyomyositis- A Report of Three Cases

Positive FAST Without Hemoperitoneum Due to Fluid Resuscitation in Blunt Trauma

For your reading pleasure….September 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

A Practical Guide to Self-Sustaining POC US Programs in Resource Limited Settings

Effect of Provider Experience on Clinican-Performed US for Hydronephrosis

Estimated Effect of an Integrated Approach to Suspected DVT Using Limited-Compression Ultrasound

Optic Neuritis Diagnosed by Bedside Emergency Physician- Performed US- A Case Report

The Accuracy of Bedside Sonography as a Diagnostic Tool for Fractures of the Ankle and Foot

US Assistance for a CVC Placement in Pediatric Emergency Department Improves Placement Success Rates

For your reading pleasure….August 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

A Comparison of the Supraclavicular and Infraclavicular Views for Imaging the Subclavian Vein with US

Diagnosis and Reduction of a Hernia by Bedside US- A Case Report

Diagnosis of Patellar Tendon Rupture by Emergency Ultrasound

POCUS Diagnosis of Necrotizing Fasciitis Missed by CT and MRI

POCUS for the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema in Patients Presenting with Acute Dyspnea- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

US Investigation of Leg Position to Enhance Femoral Vein Exposure for Cannulation

For your reading pleasure….July 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Is Pelvic US Associated with an Increased time to Appendectomy in Pediatric Appendicitis

Oblique vs Short Axis View in US Guided Central Venous Catheterization

Ultrasound Competency Assessment in Emergency Medicine Programs

US Assisted LP in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

For your reading pleasure….May and June 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Massachusetts Abscess Rule_A Clinical Decision Rule Using US to Identify MRSA in Skin Abscesses

Monitoring the Response to Treatment of Acute Heart Failure Patients by US IVC Collapsibility Index

Preventing the Collaps of a Peripheral Vein During Cannulation_ An Evaluation of Various Tourniquet Techniques RDMS Bailitz  RDMS Lewiss

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm and AV Fistula Detected by Bedside Ultrasound

EPSS A Bedside Tool for Emergency Physician Assessment of LV EF

The FLUSH Study_Flush the Line and US the Heart_

US Confirmation of Central Femoral Venous Line Placement

For your reading pleasure….March and April 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound DIagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Focused Cardiac US Diagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm- Two Cases

Infant with Projectile Vomiting

Accuracy of Emergency Physician Performed Limited Echo for RV Strain

The Core Content of Clinical US Fellowship Training

US Evaluation of Appendicitis_Importance of the 3×2 Table for Outcome Reporting

US Guidance Can Reduce Adverse Events During Femoral Central Venous Cannulation

Use of US Guidance for CVC Placement_ Survey from the ABEM Longitudinal Study

For your reading pleasure….February 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

The Accuracy of Bedside US as a Diagnostic Tool for the Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

Performance Comparison of Lung Ultrasound and Chest XR for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in the ED

Acute Appendicitis: Investigating an Optimal Outer Appendiceal Diameter Cut-Point in a Pediatric Population

Ultrasound Exposure During Gross Anatomy

Transabdominal US Guided Urethral Catheterization with Transrectal Pressure

Stay and Play eFAST or Scoop and Run eFAST?

Ultrasound for Routine Lumbar Puncture

The Effect of POCUS on ED Length of Stay and CT Utilization in Children with Suspected Appendicitis

For your reading pleasure….January 2014 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Accuracy of US guided marking of the cricothyroid membrane before simulated failed intubation

New Heights in US: First report of spinal ultrasound from the international space station

Emergency biliary sonography: Utility of CBD measurement in the diagnosis of cholecystitis and choledocholithiasis

Does US imaging reduce the risk of failed lumbar puncture?

Bedside US maximizes patient satisfaction

RV dilatation on bedside echo performed by emergency physicians aids in the diagnosis of PE

Central Vascular Catheter Placement Evaluation using Saline Flush and Bedside Echo

For your reading pleasure….December 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

US assisted triage of ankle trauma can decrease the need for radiographic imaging

Bedside US diagnosis of acute embolic femoral artery occlusion

A simplified US based edema score to assess lung injury and clinical severity in septic patients

Can bedside emergency US enhance clinical decision making in ED patients presenting with symptoms of biliary colic?

Emergency bedside US diagnosis of SMA Dissection complicating acute aortic dissection

For your reading pleasure….October and November 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Comparing diagnostic accuracy of bedside US and radiography for bone fracture screening in multiple trauma patients

Correlation of optic nerve sheath diameter measurements by CT and MRI

Real-time 3-D contrast-enhanced US in detecting hemorrhage of blunt renal trauma

The accuracy of US evaluation in foot and ankle trauma

The interrater reliability of US imaging of the IVC performed by emergency residents

The Vanishing Target Sign- Confirmation of Intraluminal Needle Position for US guided Vascular Access

A sonographic sign of papilledema

Evaluation of LV function by bedside US in acute toxic myocarditis

Mid gut volvulus identified by pediatric emergency US

Subcapsular liver hematoma after colonoscopy diagnosed by ED bedside US

Ultrasound guided arthrocentesis of the elbow- a posterior approach

Ultrasound of the IVC does not predict hemodynamic response to early hemorrhage

For your reading pleasure….August and September 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Diagnostic Accuracy of US examination in the management of Shoulder Dislocation in the ED

Evaluation of LV function by bedside US in acute toxic myocarditis

Near miss in focused LE US for DVT

POC Cardiac US for preduction of PE adverse outcomes

POC US in a resource-limited setting- diagnosing intussusception

A novel in-plane technique for US guided pericardiocentesis

Contrast enhanced US to diagnose GB perforation

Diagnosis of near-fatal PE in transit with focused echo

Dynamic changes of CBD Diameter POC echo in the ED

POC Ocular US to detect optic disc swelling

The accuracy of POC US to diagnose long bone fractures in the ED

For your reading pleasure….July 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Clinician-Performed US during the Boston Marathon Bombing Mass Casualty

Evaluation of Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis by Pediatric Emergency Physician Sonography

In Transit with Focused Echo

Near-miss in Focused LE US for DVT

Performance of US in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Children

For your reading pleasure….May and June 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Facilitates Diagnosing a Posterior Shoulder Dislocation

Pitfalls in the Use of Ocular Ultrasound for Evaluation of Acute Vision Loss

Another WIN for POC US_ The Wire-in-Needle Modified Seldinger Technique for US-guided CV Access

A Comparison of US-guided Three-in-One Femoral Nerve Block vs. Parenteral Opioids Alone for Analgesia in ED Patients with Hip Fractures

Emergency Ultrasound-assisted Examination of Soft Tissue Infections in the Pediatric ED

March and April 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Training: How Much Is Enough?

Ultrasonographically Guided Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation of Children and Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

February 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Identification of Lipohemarthrosis With Point-of-Care Emergency Ultrasonography: Case Report and Brief Literature Review

Identification of Splenic Infarction by Emergency Department Ultrasound

Emergency Department Bedside US for Diagnosing Suspected AAA

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Assessing Fluid Responsiveness in Sepsis Patients: Sonographer Characteristics, Noninferential Statistics, and Study Design

How Accurate Is Ultrasonography for Excluding Pneumothorax?

Emergency Bedside Sonographic Diagnosis of Subclavian Artery Pseudoaneurysm With Brachial Plexopathy After Clavicle Fracture

US Guided Peripheral IV Access Program is Associated with a Marked Reduction in Central Venous Catheter Use in Noncritically Ill ED Patients

January 2013 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Point-of-care Ultrasound Diagnosis of Peripheral Vein Septic Thrombophlebitis in the Emergency Department

A Pilot Study Examining the Viability of a Prehospital Assessment with UltraSound for Emergencies (PAUSE) Protocol

Ability of Emergency Ultrasonography to Detect Pediatric Skull Fractures: A Prospective, Observational Study

Utility of the Cardiac Component of FAST in Blunt Trauma

Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Elbow Fractures in Children

December 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Common Iliac Artery Tortuosity Simulating Aortic Dissection on Focused Abdominal Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

Right Flank Pain: A Case Report of an Interesting Sonographic Finding

Bedside Ultrasound for Hip Dislocations

October and November 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Identification of Portal Venous Air with Bedside Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

Ultrasound-guided Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for Hip Fractures in the Emergency Department

Bedside Focused Echocardiography as a Predictor of Survival in Cardiac Arrest

Pain Control in Disaster Settings- A role for US guided Nerve Blocks

September 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

US guided superficial cervical plexus block for anesthesia and analgesia in the emergency care setting

ED POC US to detect ankle fractures in children

Bedside US for the differentiation of ARDS from Cardiogenic PE

Nailbed Injury Detected by US

Effect of Bedside US on certainty of Physician Clinical Decisionmaking for Septic Patients in the ED

False Negative FAST Exam

Diagnosis of Intussusception by Novice Sonographers in the ED

Dedicated ED US Rotation Improves Residents’ US Knowledge and Interpretation Skills

July and August 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

US Guided Bougie Cricothyroidotomy

Implementation of TV US in an Emergency Department Residency Program

Ultrasound Measurements of the Saphenous Vein in the Pediatric Emergency Department Population with Comparison to IV Catheter Size

The Effect of Weight Based Volume Loading on the IVC in Fasting Patients

Septic Hip Arthritis- Diagnosis and Arthrocentesis Using Bedside US

June 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Standard Length Catheters vs Long Catheters in US guided Peripheral Vein Cannulation

US Guided Abdominal Wall Nerve Blocks in the ED

Randomized Trial Comparing Intraoral US to Landmark based Needle Aspiration in Patients with Suspected PTA

Retinal Detachment Due to Facial Gunshot Wound

April and May 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Ultrasound Diagnosis of Acute Thrombosis of an AAA

Does a Simple Bedside Sonographic Measurement of the IVC Correlate to CVP?

POC US Diagnosis of Achilles Tendon Rupture in the ED

Posterior Urethral Valves Diagnosed by Bedside US in the ED

Identification of Intraluminal Thrombus by US in ED patients with Acute DVT

For your reading pleasure…February and March 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Point-of-care Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for the Assessment of Thoracic Aortic Dimensions, Dilation, and Aneurysmal Disease

Ultrasound-guided catheter-over-needle internal jugular vein catheterization

Differential Use of Diagnostic Ultrasound in U.S. Emergency Departments by Time of Day

Variable Access to Immediate Bedside Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

Infected Urachal Cyst Initially Misdiagnosed as an Incarcerated Umbilical Hernia

For your reading pleasure…January 2012 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

The Technical Errors of Physicians Learning to Perform Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma

The use of bedside ultrasonography in the evaluation of a neck mass

Emergency physician diagnosis of pediatric infective endocarditis by point-of-care echocardiography (this one is by James Tsung!)

Isolated Post-traumatic Adrenal Hematoma- Detection by Bedside Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

For your reading pleasure…December 2011 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Bedside renal ultrasound in the evaluation of suspected ureterolithiasis


Pocket Ultrasound Machine and Cardiac Applications

For your reading pleasure…November 2011 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

A little late, but here they are….

Can Junior Emergency Physicians use EPSS to accurately predict ejection fraction?

Bedside Ultrasound Diagnosis of Traumatic Bladder Rupture

For your reading pleasure…September and October 2011 Emergency Ultrasound articles:

Bedside Transoral Ultrasonographically Guided Drainage of a Retropharyngeal Abscess in the Emergency Department

Procedural Sedation vs Ultrasound Guided Interscalene nerve block

Caval Index and LV Systolic in Hypotensive Patients during Early Resuscitation

Ultrasound and Early Blood Loss

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