Reading (4 hours):
- Manno, Emilpaolo, et al. “Deep Impact of Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit, The ‘ICU-sound’ Protocol” The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 117.4 (2012): 801-809.
- Lichtenstein, Daniel, and Manu LNG Malbrain. “Critical care ultrasound in cardiac arrest. Technological requirements for performing the SESAME-protocol—a holistic approach.” Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy 47.5 (2015):
- Seif, Dina, et al. “Bedside Ultrasound in Resuscitation and the Rapid Ultrasound in Shock Protocol” Critical Care Research and Practice 2012 (2012).
- Peterson, Daniel, and Robert T. Arntfield. “Critical Care Ultrasonography” Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 32.4 (2014): 907-926.
Before moving onto the next section, please complete the following:
1. (From Manno Article): Transthoracic ultrasound can be used to modify admitting diagnoses in ___% of patients, and led to changes in medical
therapy in ___% patients.
2. (From Lichtenstein Article): The SESAME protocol is a sequential protocol that first scans the _____.
3. (From Seif Article): According to this article, the American Society of Echocardiography support the general use of evaluation of the inferior vena cava size and collapsibility. The recommendations are that an IVC diameter less than ____ cm that collapses greater than ____% correlate to a CVP around 3 mm Hg.
4. (From Peterson Article): Measurement of the ____ diameter can help identify increased intracranial pressure.
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