Journal Club Articles 2014-2015

Literature Bank

August 25, 2014 - Bedside Ultrasound

Katja Goldflam, Rebecca R. Goett, Resa E. Lewiss, Theodore C. Bania, Turandot Saul Patient Perceptions of Ultrasound Educational Scans in the Emergency Department The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 46, Issue 6, June 2014, Pages 833-838

Zoe D. Howard, Vicki E. Noble, Keith A. Marill, Dana Sajed, Marcio Rodrigues, Bianca Bertuzzi, Andrew S. Liteplo Bedside Ultrasound Maximizes Patient Satisfaction The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 46, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 46-53

Steller J, Russell B, Lotfipour S, Maldonado G, Siepel T, Jakle H, Hata S, Chiem A, Fox JC. USEFUL: Ultrasound Exam for Underlying Lesions Incorporated into Physical Exam. West J Emerg Med. 2014 May;15(3):260-6. 2014 Jan 9.

September 22, 2014 - Cardiac

Scott Dresden, Patricia Mitchell, Layla Rahimi, Megan Leo, Julia Rubin-Smith, Salma Bibi et al. Right Ventricular Dilatation on Bedside Echocardiography Performed by Emergency Physicians Aids in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 63, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 16-24  

Elizabeth P. Haller, David M. Nestler, Ronna L. Campbell, Venkatesh R. Bellamkonda. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Findings of Acute Pulmonary Embolism: McConnell Sign in Emergency Medicine The Journal of Emergency Medicine

Srikar Adhikari, Albert Fiorello, Lori Stolz, Travis Jones, Richard Amini, Austin Gross et al. Ability of emergency physicians with advanced echocardiographic experience at a single center to identify complex echocardiographic abnormalitiesThe American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 4, April 2014, Pages 363-366

October 20, 2014 - Lung/Critical Care

The FLUSH Study—Flush the Line and Ultrasound the Heart: Ultrasonographic Confirmation of Central Femoral Venous Line PlacementAnnals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 63, Issue 6, June 2014, Pages 678-683 Russ Horowitz, Jeffrey G. Gossett, John Bailitz, David Wax, Mary Clyde Pierce

Ozcan Yava, Erden Erol Unluer, Kamil Kayayurt, Selim Ekinci, Caner Sallam, Nebi Surum, Mehmet Hicri Koseolu, Murat Yeil Monitoring the response to treatment of acute heart failure patients by ultrasonographic inferior vena cava collapsibility index The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 5, May 2014, Pages 403-407

Jean-Eudes Bourcier, Julie Paquet, Mickael Seinger, Emeric Gallard, Jean-Philippe Redonnet, Fouad Cheddadi, Didier Garnier, Jean-Marie Bourgeois, Thomas Geeraerts Performance comparison of lung ultrasound and chest x-ray for the diagnosis of pneumonia in the ED The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 115-118

November 17, 2014 - Pediatric Ultrasound

Adam B. Sivitz, Stephanie G. Cohen, Cena Tejani. Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis by Pediatric Emergency Physician Sonography Annals of Emergency Medicine

Patrick M. Prendergast, Naveen Poonai, Tim Lynch, Scott McKillop, Rodrick LimAcute Appendicitis: Investigating an Optimal Outer Appendiceal Diameter Cut-Point in a Pediatric Population The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 46, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 157-164

Joni E. Rabiner, Hnin Khine, Jeffrey R. Avner, Lana M. Friedman, James W. Tsung Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Elbow Fractures in Children. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 61, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 9-17.

December 15, 2014 - FAST/Abdomen

Pierre-Marie Brun, Jacques Bessereau, Hichem Chenaitia, Anne-Lise Pradel, Cecile Deniel, Gilles Garbaye, Regis Melaine, Olivier Bylicki, Christophe Lablanche Stay and play eFAST or scoop and run eFAST? That is the question! The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 166-170

Timothy Jang, Vijai Chauhan, Christopher Cundiff, Amy H. KajiAssessment of emergency physician–performed ultrasound in evaluating nonspecific abdominal pain The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 5, May 2014, Pages 457-460

Dolatabadi AA, Amini A, Hatamabadi H, et al. Comparison of the accuracy and reproducibility of focused abdominal sonography for trauma performed by emergency medicine and radiology residents. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2014(40)7:1476-1482.

January 12, 2015 - Aorta/IVC/DVT

Maria Studer, Dorothea Hempel, Shada Rouhani, Hana Dubsky, Emanuele Pivetta, Heidi H. KimberlyAddition of a lateral view improves adequate visualization of the abdominal aorta during clinician performed ultrasoundThe American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 256-259

The relationship between inferior vena cava diameter measured by bedside ultrasonography and central venous pressure value. Citilcioglu S, Sebe A, Ay MO, Icme F, Avci A, Gulen M, Sahan M, Satar S. Pak J Med Sci. 2014 Mar;30(2):310-5.

Peiman Nazerian, Simone Vanni, Matteo Castelli, Fulvio Morell2, Camilla Tozzetti, Giovanni Zagli, Giuseppe Giannazzo, Ruben Vergara and Stefano Grifoni Diagnostic performance of emergency transthoracic focus cardiac ultrasound in suspected acute type A aortic dissection

February 9, 2015 - Ob/Gyn/Testicle

M. G. Tolsgaard, M. B. Rasmussen, C. Tappert, M. Sundler, J. L. Sorensen, B. Ottesen, C. Ringsted and A. Tabor. Which factors are associated with trainees' confidence in performing obstetric and gynecological ultrasound examinations? Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology Volume 43, Issue 4, April 2014, Pages: 444–451.

Dewi Chrestiana, Alfred B. Cheng, Nova L. Panebianco, Anthony J. Dean Pitfalls in cervical ectopic pregnancy diagnosis by emergency physicians using bedside ultrasonography Emerg Med Int.Epub 2013 Aug 12. Pages 397.e1-397.e3

Layman K, Anthonis M and Davis JE. Pitfalls in Emergency Department Bedisde Sonography of First Trimester Pregnancy. Emergency Medicine International. 2013.

March 9, 2015 - Vascular Access

Jennifer G. Wilson, Kristin M. Berona, John C. Stein, Ralph Wang. Oblique-axis vs. Short-axis View in Ultrasound-guided Central Venous CatheterizationThe Journal of Emergency Medicine, In Press.

John T. Powell, Jennifer T. Mink, Jason T. Nomura, Brian J. Levine, Neil Jasani, Wendy L. Nichols, James Reed, Paul R. Sierzensk iUltrasound-Guidance Can Reduce Adverse Events During Femoral Central Venous Cannulation The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 46, Issue 4, April 2014, Pages 519-524

Craig Randall, Erik Schmeiser, Emily Fiers, Andrew Little, Godwin Dogbey, Gary Richardson Ultrasound Investigation of Leg Position to Enhance Femoral Vein Exposure for CannulationThe Journal of Emergency Medicine, In Press.

April 6, 2015 - Soft Tissue/MSK

Gavin R. Budhram, Jillian C. Schmunk. Bedside Ultrasound Aids Identification and Removal of Cutaneous Foreign Bodies: A Case Series The Journal of Emergency Medicine, In Press.

Murat Yesilaras, Ersin Aksay, Ozge Duman Atilla, Mustafa Sever, Onder Kalenderer. The accuracy of bedside ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool for the fifth metatarsal fractures The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 171-174.

Suzanne C. Lippert, Arun Nagdev, Michael B. Stone, Andrew Herring, Robert Norris. Pain Control in Disaster Settings: A Role for Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 61, Issue 6, June 2013, Pages 690-696

May 4, 2015 - Ocular/Procedures

Michael E. Vrablik, Gregory R. Snead, Hal J. Minnigan, Jonathan M. Kirschner, Thomas W. Emmett, Rawle A. SeupaulThe Diagnostic Accuracy of Bedside Ocular Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis - Annals of Emergency Medicine

Page I. Wang, Anthony C. Wang, Jennifer O. Naidu, Michael A. DiPietro, Pia C. Sundgren, Douglas J. Quint, Hemant A. Parmar, Gaurang V. Shah, Karin M. Muraszko, Ashok Srinivasan. Sonographically Guided Lumbar Puncture in Pediatric Patients JUM December 2013 32:2191-2197.

Frumin E, Schlang J, Wiechmann W, et al. Prospective analysis of single operator optic nerve sheath diameter in the diagnosis of elevated intracranial pressure. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014

June 1, 2015 - Biliary/Renal

Emergency Biliary Sonography: Utility of Common Bile Duct Measurement in the Diagnosis of Cholecystitis and Choledocholithiasis The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 46, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 54-60 Brent A. Becker, Eric Chin, Eric Mervis, Craig L. Anderson, Masaru H. Oshita, J. Christian Fox

Effect of Provider Experience on Clinician-Performed Ultrasonography for Hydronephrosis in Patients With Suspected Renal Colic Meghan K. Herbst, Graeme Rosenberg, Brock Daniels, Cary P. Gross, Dinesh Singh, Annette M. Molinaro, Seth Luty, Christopher L. Moore

Tatum A. McArthur, Virginia Planz, Naomi S. Fineberg, Franklin N. Tessler, Michelle L. Robbin,Mark E. Lockhart. The Common Duct Dilates After Cholecystectomy and With Advancing Age: Reality or Myth? JUM August 2013 32:1385-1391