Advanced ultrasound procedures.
Crit Care Clin. 2014 Apr;30(2):305-29, vi
Authors: Hatch N, Wu TS
Ultrasound guidance has become the standard of care for many bedside procedures, owing to its portability, ease of use, and significant reduction in complications. This article serves as an introduction to the use of ultrasonography in several advanced procedures, including pericardiocentesis, thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, regional anesthesia, and peritonsillar abscess drainage.
PMID: 24606778 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]