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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Section 1 - Ultrasound fundamentals

Selected references

American College of Emergency Physicians. (2009) Emergency ultrasound guidelines. Ann Emerg Med 53: 550–70.
Beeson, M., Christopher, T., Heidt, J., et al. (2012) Emergency Medicine Milestones. Chicago, IL: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Chamberlain, M. C., Reid, S. R., Madhok, M. (2011) Utilization of emergency ultrasound in pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care 27: 628–32.
Chen, L., Baker, M. (2007) Novel applications of ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatr Emerg Care 23: 115–25.
Hegenbarth, M. (2004) Bedside ultrasound in the pediatric emergency department: basic skill or passing fancy?Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 5: 201–16.
Institute of Medicine’s Committee on the Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System. (2007) Emergency Care for Children: Growing Pains. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
Logtvoet, C., Rusterborgh, H., Kappen, L., Bom, N. (1978) Real time ultrasonic imaging with a hand-held scanner. Part I – technical description. Ultrasound Med Biol 4: 91–2.
Ludwig, S., Fleisher, G. (1985) Pediatric emergency care: a new journal. Pediatr Emerg Care 1: 1–2.
Mateer, J., Plummer, D., Heller, M., et al. (1994) Model curriculum for physician training in emergency ultrasonography. Ann Emerg Med 23: 95–102.
Roelandt, J., Bom, K., Hugenholtz, P. (1980) The ultrasound cardioscope: a hand-held scanner for real-time cardiac imaging. J Clin Ultrasound 8: 221–5.

Selected references

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. (June 4, 2003) AIUM Official Statement: Guidelines for cleaning and preparing endocavitary ultrasound transducers between patients. Laurel, MD: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Available at http://www.aium.org/resources/statements.aspx (accessed November 16, 2012).
Blaivas, M., Brannam, L., Theodoro, D. (2004) Ultrasound image quality comparison between an inexpensive handheld emergency department (ED) ultrasound machine and a large mobile ED ultrasound system. Acad Emerg Med 11(7): 778–81.
Fowlkes, J. B. (2008) American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine consensus report on potential bioeffects of diagnostic ultrasound: executive summary. J Ultrasound Med 27: 503–15.
Fox, J. C., ed. (2008) Clinical Emergency Radiology. 1st edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lawrence, J. P. (2007) Physics and instrumentation of ultrasound. Crit Care Med 35: S314–22.
Lichtenstein, D. A., Meziere, G., Lascols, N., et al. (2005) Ultrasound diagnosis of occult pneumothorax. Crit Care Med 33: 1231–8.
Ma, O. J., Mateer, J. R., Blaivas, M. (2008) Emergency Ultrasound. 2nd edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Mcgahan, J. P., Goldberg, B. B. (1998) Diagnostic Ultrasound: A Logical Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven.
Moore, C. L., Copel, J. A. (2011) Point-of-care ultrasonography. N Engl J Med 364: 749–57.
Rumack, C. M., Wilson, S. R., Charboneau, W., et al. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. 4th edn. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Selected references

American College of Emergency Physicians. (2009) Emergency ultrasound guidelines. Ann Emerg Med 53(4): 550–70.
American College of Radiology. (March 23, 2012) Physician qualifications. In Ultrasound Accreditation Program Requirements, pp. 3–4. Reston, VA: American College of Radiology. Available at http://www.acr.org/Quality-Safety/Accreditation/Ultrasound (accessed November 16, 2012).
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. (November 5, 2011) AIUM Official Statement: Training guidelines for physicians who evaluate and interpret diagnostic ultrasound examinations. Laurel, MD: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Available at http://www.aium.org/resources/statements.aspx (accessed November 16, 2012).
American Medical Association. (2001) Policy H-230.960: Privileging for ultrasound imaging. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association. Available at: http://www.ama-assn.org (accessed November 16, 2012).
Dietrich, A. T., Coley, B. D. (2008) Bedside pediatric emergency evaluation through ultrasonography. Pediatr Radiol 38(Suppl 4): S769–84.
Marin, J. R., Zuckerbraun, N. S., Kahn, J. M. (2012) Use of emergency ultrasound in United States pediatric emergency medicine fellowship programs in 2011. J Ultrasound Med 31(9): 1357–63.
Moore, C. L. (2011) Credentialing and reimbursement in point-of-care ultrasound. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 12(1): 73–7.
Ramirez-Schrempp, D., Dorfman, D., Tien, I., et al. ( 2008) Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship programs in the United States: little formal training. Pediatr Emerg Care 24: 664–7.
Stein, J., Nobay, F. (2009) Emergency department ultrasound credentialing: a sample policy and procedure. J Emerg Med 37(2): 153–9.
Vieira, R. L., Hsu, D., Nagler, J., et al. (2013) Pediatric emergency medicine fellow training in ultrasound: consensus educational guidelines. Acad Emerg Med 20(3): 30–6.

Selected references

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Fagenholz, P. J., Gutman, J. A., Murray, A. F., et al. (2007) Chest ultrasonography for the diagnosis and monitoring of high-altitude pulmonary edema. Chest 131(4): 1013–18.
Fagenholz, P. J., Gutman, J. A., Murray, A. F., et al. (2009) Optic nerve sheath diameter correlates with the presence and severity of acute mountain sickness: evidence for increased intracranial pressure. J Applied Physiol 106(4): 1207–11.
Kimberly, H., Murray, A., Mennicke, M., et al. (2009) Teaching focused obstetric ultrasound to midwives in rural Zambia. Ann Emerg Med 54(3 Suppl): S87.
Levine, A. C., Shah, S. P., Umulisa, I., et al. (2010) Ultrasound assessment of severe dehydration in children with diarrhea and vomiting. Acad Emerg Med 17: 1035–41.
Mock, C., Lormand, J. D., Goosen, J., Joshipura, M., Peden, M. (2004) Guidelines for Essential Trauma Care. Geneva: World Health Organization.
Nelson, B. P., Chason, K. (2008) Use of ultrasound by emergency medical services: a review. Intl J Emerg Med 1(4): 253–9.
Shah, S. P., Epino, H., Bukhman, G., et al. (2009) Impact of the introduction of ultrasound services in a limited resource setting: rural Rwanda 2008. BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9: 4.
Shah, S., Price, D., Bukhman, G., et al., eds. (2011) Manual of Ultrasound for Resource-Limited Settings. 1st edn. Boston, MA: Partners in Health.
Sippel, S., Muruganandan, K., Levine, A., et al. (2011) Review article: use of ultrasound in the developing world. Intl J Emerg Med 4(72): 1–11.