Emergency Ultrasound Research ActivityContact: Research@emergencyultrasound.net
Current Projects:SHoC-ED 1 Study: An evaluation of ACES - Abdominal and Cardiovascular Evaluation with Sonography in Shock.
COMPUS: Accreditation, standards and competency in Emergency Ultrasound.
USIM (Cardiovascular): Ultrasound Simulation as an adjunct to Simulated Medical Emergencies.
My patient has no blood pressure:
point-of-care ultrasound in the hypotensive patient – FAST and RELIABLE.
Liteplo A, Noble V, Atkinson P. Ultrasound ult.2011.011044; published ahead of
print 16 January 2012, doi:10.1258/ult.2011.011044 Link PDF
My patient has no blood pressure: is their heart working? Pishe T, Ross P, Atkinson P. Ultrasound ult.2011.010049; published ahead of print 26 January 2012, doi:10.1258/ult.2011.010049 PDF Link
My patient is short of breath: have they got a pneumothorax? Lewis D. Ultrasound November 2011 19:230—235; published ahead of print 31 October 2011, doi:10.1258/ult.2011.011019 PDF [Abstract] [Full Text]
My patient has no blood pressure: have they got an abdominal aortic aneurysm? Point-of-care ultrasound of the abdominal aorta in hypotensive patients. Gedmintas A, Grabove M, Atkinson P. Ultrasound November 2011 19:236—241 Link
My patient has no blood pressure: are they empty or full? Point-of-care ultrasound of the inferior vena cava in the hypotensive emergency department patient. Atkinson P, Daly C. Ultrasound August 2011 19:169—173 Link
Emergency physician-performed ultrasound to diagnose
cholelithiasis: a systematic review. Ross M, Brown M, McLaughlin K, Atkinson P, Thompson J, Powelson S,
Clark S, Lang E. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Mar;18(3): 227-35 Link
Feasibility of a focused ultrasound training programme for medical undergraduate students. Wong I, Jayatilleke T, Kendall R, Atkinson P. Clin Teach. 2011 Mar;8(1):3-7 Link
An evaluation of echo in life support (ELS): is it feasible? What does it add? Hayhurst C, Lebus C, Atkinson PR, Kendall R, Madan R, Talbot J, Ross P, Lewis D. Emerg Med J. 2011 Feb;28(2):119-21 Link
Abdominal and Cardiac Evaluation with Sonography in Shock (ACES): an approach by emergency physicians for the use of ultrasound in patients with undifferentiated hypotension. P R T Atkinson, D J McAuley, R J Kendall, O Abeyakoon, C G Reid, J Connolly, D Lewis Emerg Med J 2009;26:87-91 PDF [Abstract] [Full text]
Emergency ultrasound of the abdominal aorta by UK emergency physicians: a prospective cohort study. B Dent, R J Kendall, A A Boyle, P R T Atkinson Emerg Med J 2007;24:547-549 doi:10.1136/emj.2007.048405 PDF [Abstract] [Full text]
Should ultrasound guidance be used for central venous catheterisation in the emergency department? P Atkinson, A Boyle, S Robinson, G Campbell-Hewson Emerg Med J 2005;22:158-164 doi:10.1136/emj.2003.011288 PDF [Abstract] [Full text]