BLUE protocol ultrasonography in Emergency Department patients presenting with acute dyspnea


Bekgoz B., KILIÇASLAN İ. , BİLDİK F. , KELEŞ A. , DEMİRCAN A. , Hakoglu O., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.37, no.11, pp.2020-2027, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.02.028
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2020-2027

Abstract

Objective: Dyspnea is a common Emergency Department (ED) symptom requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment. The bedside lung ultrasonography in emergency (BLUE) protocol is defined as a bedside diagnostic tool in intensive care units. The aim of this study was to investigate the test performance characteristics of the BLUE-protocol ultrasonography in ED patients presenting with acute dyspnea.