Crit Care Clin 2014 Apr 4;30(2):305-29, vi. Epub 2013 Dec 4.
EM Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maricopa Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, 2601 East Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA.
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. Read More