Pro/Con: Is There Evidence for Critical Care Echocardiography?
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Procedures, Cardiovascular, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate how different antimicrobial adsorption and clearance profiles impact optimization of dosing while on extracorporeal therapies such as continuous renal replacement therapy or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Assess the barriers of real-time ultrasound in critical care
  • Describe available evidence on critical care ultrasound and its strengths and weaknesses

Pro: Diagnostic Ultrasound Is a Modality in Development: Give It a Chance
Antonio Hernandez

Con: The Evidence Is Clear: Diagnostic Critical Care Ultrasound Doesn't Work
Erik Su

Meta Tag
Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Area Cardiovascular
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Learning Pathway Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Membership Level Select
Tag Echocardiography
Tag Point of Care
Tag Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Year 2021
critical care echocardiography
critically ill patients
standardized approach
improving patient outcomes
limited evidence


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