FAST Exam/Trauma

Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Point-of-Care, Limited Ultrasonography for Trauma in the Emergency Department: The First Sonography Outcomes Assessment Program Trial

Emergency department echocardiography improves outcome in penetrating cardiac injury.

Effect of Abdominal Ultrasound on Clinical Care, Outcomes, and Resource Use Among Children With Blunt Torso Trauma: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Use of the focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) examination and its impact on abdominal computed tomography use in hemodynamically stable children with blunt torso trauma.

Focused assessment with sonography for trauma: current perspectives

Gall Bladder

Revised estimates of diagnostic test sensitivity and specificity in suspected biliary tract disease

Accuracy of ED Bedside Ultrasound for Identification of gallstones: retrospective analysis of 575 studies

History, Physical, Laboratory Testing, and Emergency Department Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis

Accuracy of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of acute calculous cholecystitis: review of the literature

Abdominal Aorta

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Best-Evidence Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

The Validity of Ultrasonographic Scanning as Screening Method for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Systematic Review: Emergency Department Bedside Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Suspected Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Diagnostic accuracy of non‐radiologist performed ultrasound for abdominal aortic aneurysm: systematic review and meta‐analysis

Ultrasonography Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


Radiological imaging of patients with suspected urinary tract stones: national trends, diagnoses, and predictors.

STONE PLUS: Evaluation of Emergency Department Patients With Suspected Renal Colic, Using a Clinical Prediction Tool Combined With Point-of-Care Limited Ultrasonography

Ultrasonography and plain film versus intravenous urography in ureteric colic.

The Accuracy and Prognostic Value of Point-of-care Ultrasound for Nephrolithiasis in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis

Cardiac Echo

Emergency department echocardiography improves outcome in penetrating cardiac injury.

Emergency department point-of-care ultrasonography improves time to pericardiocentesis for clinically significant effusions.

Bedside echocardiography by emergency physicians.

Determination of left ventricular function by emergency physician echocardiography of hypotensive patients.

Diagnostic Accuracy of Right Ventricular Dysfunction Markers in Normotensive Emergency Department Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism.

Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Cardiopulmonary limited ultrasound examination for “quick-look” bedside application.

Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest.

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergent Setting: A Consensus Statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and American College of Emergency Physicians


A lung ultrasound sign allowing bedside distinction between pulmonary edema and COPD: the comet-tail artifact.

BLUE-protocol and FALLS-protocol: two applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill.

Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in children: a meta-analysis.

Accuracy of Lung Ultrasonography versus Chest Radiography for the Diagnosis of Adult Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis

Ultrasound in the Diagnosis & Management of Pleural Effusions

Lung ultrasound training: a systematic review of published literature in clinical lung ultrasound training

Multicentre pilot study evaluation of lung ultrasound for the management of paediatric pneumonia in low-resource settings: a study protocol


Comparison of the Accuracy of Emergency Department-Performed Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) in the Diagnosis of Lower-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis.

Systematic review of emergency physician-performed ultrasonography for lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis.

Accuracy of emergency physician–performed ultrasonography in the diagnosis of deep-vein thrombosis

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for a Deep Venous Thrombosis

Skin Soft Tissue

In patients presenting to the emergency department with skin and soft tissue infections what is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of abscess compared to the current standard of care? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Point‐of‐care Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Abscess in Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Comparison of computerized tomography and ultrasound for diagnosing soft tissue abscesses

My patient is injured: identifying foreign bodies with ultrasound


Point-of-care ultrasound for the diagnosis of shoulder dislocation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Accuracy of MRI, MR Arthrography, and Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Rotator Cuff Tears: A Meta-Analysis

Ultrasound for Distal Forearm Fracture: A Systematic Review and Diagnostic MetaAnalysis

Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution.

Ultrasound (US) Findings in Patients with Knee Pain: Sensitivity and Specificity for the Diagnosis of Knee Osteoarthritis and Development of an US Prediction Score