RUSH/Critical Care

THE RUSH PROTOCOL Part 1 and Part 2

 protocol – Lichtenstein

EGLS – Echo-Guided Life Support and the Ultrasound Podcast on EGLS

Volpicelli and Shock  – Multi-organ assessment

CAUSE Study: cardiac arrest ultrasound

Breitkreutz R, Walcher F, Seeger FH. Focused echocardiographic evaluation in resuscitation management: concept of an advanced life support-conformed algorithm. Crit Care Med 2007;15(Suppl 5):S150-S161.

Jones AE, Tayal VS, Sullivan DM, Kline JA. Randomized, controlled trial of immediate versus delayed goal-directed ultrasound to identify the cause of nontraumatic hypotension in emergency department patients. Crit Care Med 2004;32:1703-1708.

Karabinis A, Fragou M, Karakitsos D. Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit: a new role for an aged technique. J Crit Care 2010 Sep;25(3):509-513.

Kendall JL, Hoffenberg SR, Smith RS. History of emergency and critical care ultrasound: the evolution of a new imaging paradigm. Crit Care Med 2007 May;35(5 Suppl):S126-S130.

Rose JS, Bair AE, Mandavia D, Kinser DJ. The UHP protocol: a novel ultrasound approach to the empiric evaluation of the undifferentiated hypotensive patient. Am J Emerg Med 2001;19:299-302.

Tayal VS, Kline JA. Emergency echocardiography to detect pericardial effusion in patients in PEA and near-PEA states. Resuscitation 2003;59:315-318.



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