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Echocardiography in Intensive Care Unit: Do We Need a Certification Program?

Arjun Alva, Rajesh Shetty, AK Ajith Kumar

Keywords : Acute care medicine, Bedside monitoring, Critical care unit, Critically ill patients, Echocardiography, Emergency medicine, Intensive care unit, Ultrasound machine

Citation Information : Alva A, Shetty R, Ajith Kumar A. Echocardiography in Intensive Care Unit: Do We Need a Certification Program?. 2022; 1 (2):92-101.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10089-0033

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Echocardiography is an important diagnostic tool used in cardiological settings. However, over the last four decades, the use of echocardiography has extended to operating rooms, critical care units, emergency medicine, and acute care medicine. As a bedside monitoring, echocardiography has been an important tool in the critical care setting.

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