"Probing the Literature" Journal Club
Join us for the monthly ultrasound journal club for anyone who loves emergency medicine, ultrasound, or both!
- Article 1: Discussion with the authors regarding their article
- Article 2: Small group discussion with faculty leader
- Methods Consult: Discuss your planned, current, or completed studies and received targeted feedback from researchers and journal editors
|Date||Topic||Article #1||Article #2|
|Resuscitation/Airway||Beaubien-Souligny W, Rola P, Haycock K, Bouchard J, Lamarche Y, Spiegel R, Denault AY. Quantifying systemic congestion with Point-Of-Care ultrasound: development of the venous excess ultrasound grading system. Ultrasound J. 2020 Apr 9;12(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s13089-020-00163-w. PMID: 32270297; PMCID: PMC7142196.||Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Burns K, Gore SR, Wulff C, Shah S, Bailitz J. Accuracy of ultrasound for endotracheal intubation between different transducer types. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Dec;37(12):2182-2185. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.03.016. Epub 2019 Mar 12. PMID: 30890289.|
*All sessions will be at 12p PST/1p MST/2p CST/3p EST
Research Panel Discussion
E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, FAEMS
Michael Gottlieb, MD
Creagh Boulger, MD
Bory Kea MD, MCR, FACEP
Pavitra Kotini-Shah, MD
Bell CR, Szulewski A, Walker M, McKaigney C, Ross G, Rang L, Newbigging J, Kendall J. Differences in Gaze Fixation Location and Duration Between Resident and Fellowship Sonographers Interpreting a Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma. AEM Educ Train. 2020 Feb 28;5(1):28-36. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10439. PMID: 33521488; PMCID: PMC7821074. Link: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/aet2.10439
|Colin Bell, MD, FRCPC|
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine. He is also the POCUS Clinical Practice lead for Ultrasound for the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
Needleman L, Cronan JJ, Lilly MP, Merli GJ, Adhikari S, Hertzberg BS, DeJong MR, Streiff MB, Meissner MH. Ultrasound for Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis: Multidisciplinary Recommendations From the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus Conference. Circulation. 2018 Apr 3;137(14):1505-1515. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.030687. PMID: 29610129.
Laurence Needleman, MD
Professor, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Blyth L, Atkinson P, Gadd K, Lang E. Bedside focused echocardiography as predictor of survival in cardiac arrest patients: a systematic review. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;19(10):1119-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01456.x. Epub 2012 Oct 5. Erratum in: Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Jul;22(7):892. PMID: 23039118.
Dr. Paul Atkinson MB MA FRCPC
Professor, Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University;
Head, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital, Horizon Health Network, NB;
Chair, NB Emergency Medicine Clinical Academic Group;
Assistant Dean Research, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick;
Deputy Editor, Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Lahham S, Becker BA, Gari A, Bunch S, Alvarado M, Anderson CL, Viquez E, Spann SC, Fox JC. Utility of common bile duct measurement in ED point of care ultrasound: A prospective study. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun;36(6):962-966. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.064. Epub 2017 Nov 20. PMID: 29162442.
J. Christian Fox, MD, FACEP
Professor and Chair, Director of Ultrasound in Medical Education, University of California, Irvine
Lichtenstein DA, Mezière GA. Relevance of lung ultrasound in the diagnosis of acute respiratory failure: the BLUE protocol. Chest. 2008 Jul;134(1):117-25. doi: 10.1378/chest.07-2800. Epub 2008 Apr 10. Erratum in: Chest. 2013 Aug;144(2):721. PMID: 18403664; PMCID: PMC3734893.
Daniel Lichtenstein, MD
Tabbut M, Harper D, Gramer D, Jones R. High-frequency linear transducer improves detection of an intrauterine pregnancy in first-trimester ultrasonography. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb;34(2):288-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.11.001. Epub 2015 Nov 9. PMID: 26632019.
Matthew Tabbut, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Ultrasound, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
|2/10/22||MSK/Soft Tissue||Marin JR, Dean AJ, Bilker WB, Panebianco NL, Brown NJ, Alpern ER. Emergency ultrasound-assisted examination of skin and soft tissue infections in the pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jun;20(6):545-53. doi: 10.1111/acem.12148. PMID: 23758300; PMCID: PMC3682683.|
Jennifer R. Marin, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Radiology Medical Director, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
How do I attend the sessions?
Make sure to register link below. You will then receive an email with the Zoom login information via the email you used.
What do I need to prepare?
All we ask is that you read the articles and come prepared to discuss them! We will try to keep this highly engaging using breakout groups and dedicated session leaders. If you have any project ideas or ongoing projects you would like to discuss, please bring those, as well, for the Methods Consult during the second hour.
Interest in becoming a small group leader?Small Group Leader Interest Form