Helpful resources

Here is a valuable list of dedicated POCUS resources.

Websites


GIMUS-specific references

Ma, I. W. Y., et al. (2017). Internal Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum: Consensus Recommendations from the Canadian Internal Medicine Ultrasound (CIMUS) Group. J Gen Intern Med 32(9): 1052-1057.

Ailon, J., et al. (2016).Point-of-care ultrasound as a competency for general internists: a survey of internal medicine training programs in Canada. Can Med Educ J 7(2): e51-e69.

Blans, M. J. and F. H. Bosch (2017). Ultrasound in acute internal medicine; time to set a European standard. Eur J Intern Med 45: 51-53.

Macho, J. T. and G. G. Casasola (2016). "The future of Point-Of-Care Ultrasound in internal medicine." Rev Clin Esp 216(8): 421-422.

Mozzini, C., et al. (2016). "Lung ultrasound in internal medicine: training and clinical practice." Crit Ultrasound J 8(1): 10.

Clay, R. D., et al. (2016). "Teaching the internist to see: effectiveness of a 1-day workshop in bedside ultrasound for internal medicine residents." Crit Ultrasound J 8(1): 11.


American Thoracic Seminar Series

A comprehensive series published by the ATS that reviews the essentials in performing CCUS.

Bakhru RN, Schweickert WD. I. Physics, equipment, and image quality. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013;10(5):540-548.

Boniface KS, Calabrese KY. Intensive care ultrasound: IV. Abdominal ultrasound in critical care. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013;10(6):713-724.

De Backer D, Fagnoul D. Intensive care ultrasound: VI. Fluid responsiveness and shock assessment. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014;11(1):129-136.

Doerschug KC, Schmidt GA. Intensive care ultrasound: III. Lung and Pleural Ultrasound for the Intensivist. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013;10(6):708-712.

Silverberg MJ, Kory P. II. Central vascular access and venous diagnostic ultrasound. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013;10(5):549-556.