Publications

Books

Noble VE, Nelson BP. Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, 2nd Ed 2011; Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Okuda Y and Nelson BP (Eds); Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated (Cambridge Clinical Guides) Publications2009; Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Noble VE, Nelson BP and Sutingco AN. Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound 2007; Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Weingart S, Wyer P. Emergency Medicine Decision Making: Critical Choices in Chaotic Environments Publications2006; The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc, New York, NY

Chapters

Andrus P, Sanghvi A, Weingart S. Rapid Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension. In: Dawson M, Mallin M (Eds); Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound Vol 1. 2012; iTunes iBook.  Accessed at http://goo.gl/ioq5P  on 11/7/2012.

Nelson BP and Andrus P. Soft Tissue Imaging. In: Shah K, Lewiss R and Saul T (Eds); Essential Emergency Imaging. 2011; Lippincott, Williams, Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

Tainter C and Nelson BP. Venous access. In: Lumlertgul S. (Ed); Manual of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures (2011)

Nelson BP, Melnick E and Li J. Trauma ultrasound in remote environments. In: Bledsoe G (Ed); Expedition and Wilderness Medicine Publications 2008; Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Nelson BP. Trauma Ultrasound. In: Fox JC (Ed); Clinical Emergency Radiology Publications 2008; Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

Peer-reviewed articles

Ang SH & Andrus P. Lung ultrasound in the management of acute decompensated heart failure. Curr Cardiol Rev 2012;8:123-36.

Tay ET, Stone MB, Tsung JW. Emergency ultrasound diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in the pediatric emergency department: a case series. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jan;28(1):90-5.

Matsuno WC, Anaya R, Tay ET, et al. Computed tomographic scan diagnosis of appendicitis in children by pediatric and adult radiologists. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Mar;28(3):265-7.

Montagna L and Nelson BP. To aspirate or not to aspirate? Emergency Physicians Monthly (July 21, 2011)

Friedman LM, Tsung JW.  Extending the FAST Examination in Children.  Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2011 Mar.2011 Mar. 12(1):2-17.

Laurich VM, Tsung JWPoint-of-care first trimester pelvic ultrasonography for the pediatric emergency physician.  Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2011 Mar 12(1):18-26.

Cheng AB, Levine DA, Tsung JW, Phoon CK.  Emergency physician diagnosis of pediatric infective endocarditis by point-of-care echocardiography.  Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Kessler DO, Gurwitz A, Tsung JW. Point-of-care sonographic detection of intestinal ascaris lumbricoides in the pediatric emergency department.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Aug;26(8):586-7.

Nelson BP, Melnick E, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments: Current indications (Part 2 of 2). Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Nelson BP, Melnick E, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments: Feasibility of field deployment (Part 1 of 2). Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Weinberg ER, Tunik MG, Tsung JW.  Accuracy of clinician-performed point-of-care ultrasound for the diagnosis of fractures in children and young adults. Injury 2010 May 11.

Heegaard W, Hildebrandt D, Spear D, Chason K, Nelson B, Ho J. Prehospital ultrasound by paramedics: Results of field trial. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010 17: 624–630.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M. Rapid screening for the posterior fat pad sign in suspected pediatric elbow fractures using point-of-care ultrasound: a “FAST exam” for the traumatized elbow.    Crit Ultrasound J. 2010 May;1(3):111-116.

Tsung JW.  Rules for the road: an evidence based approach to understanding diagnostic test performance of point-of-care ultrasound for pediatric abdominal emergencies.  Crit Ultrasound J. 2010 May;1(3):101-103.

Tsung JW, Raio CC, Ramirez-Schrempp D, Blaivas. Point-of-care ultrasound diagnosis of pediatric cholecystitis in the ED.    Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Mar;28(3):338-42.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M. Dynamic scanning in the transverse plane for ultrasound-guided fracture reduction. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Nov;25(11):805.

Noble VE, Liteplo AS, Nelson BP, Thomas SH. The impact of analgesia on the diagnostic accuracy of the sonographic Murphy’s sign. European Journal of Emergency Medicine European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2009 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Nelson BP (contributor) American College of Emergency Physicians. Emergency ultrasound guidelines. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 53:550-570.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M, Stone MB. Feasibility of point-of-care colour Doppler ultrasound confirmation of intraosseous needle placement during resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2009 Jun;80(6):665-8.

Weingart S, Duque D, Nelson BP. Rapid Ultrasound for Shock & Hypotension. EMEDhome.com. Published April 2009. (subscription required – available at emcrit.org)

Malcom GE 3rd, Raio CC, Del Rios M, Blaivas M, Tsung JW. Feasibility of emergency physician diagnosis of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis using point-of-care ultrasound: a multi-center case series. J Emerg Med. 2009 Oct;37(3):283-6.

Nelson BP and Chason K. Use of ultrasound by emergency medical services: a review. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2008; 1(4): 253-259.

Duque D and Bentley S. Bedside Ultrasonography, Lumbar puncture. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated May 17, 2009. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1458641-overview

Nelson BP, Patel VR, Norris MM, and Richardson BK The utility of cardiac sonography and capnography in predicting outcome in cardiac arrest. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2008 Sep;1(3):213-5

Blaivas M, Tsung JW. Point-of-care sonographic detection of left endobronchial main stem intubation and obstruction versus endotracheal intubation. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 May;27(5):785-9.

Melnick E, Melnick J, and Nelson BP. Pelvic ultrasound in acute appendicitis. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 Feb;38(2):240-2. Epub 2008 Jun 20.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M. Emergency department diagnosis of pediatric hip effusion and guided arthrocentesis using point-of-care ultrasound. J Emerg Med. 2008 Nov;35(4):393-9. Epub 2008 Apr 10.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M. Feasibility of correlating the pulse check with focused point-of-care echocardiography during pediatric cardiac arrest: a case series. Resuscitation. 2008 May;77(2):264-9. Epub 2008 Feb 15.

Noble V, Nelson BP, Sutingco AN, Cranmer H. Assessment of knowledge retention and the value of proctored ultrasound exams after an introductory emergency ultrasound curriculum. BMC Medical Education 2007; 7:40.

Nelson BP, Meyers C, Hermann L. Images in emergency medicine. Hemorrhagic pancreatitis. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2007; 49(6):734.

Nelson BP, Basavaraju S, Baumlin K. Sonographic diagnosis of axillary artery aneurysm in patient with painful axillary mass. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2006; 48(3):339-340.

Duque D. “Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access.” Empire State Epic,Vol. 22:02:05

Tsung JW, Blaivas M, Cooper A, Levick NR. A rapid noninvasive method of detecting elevated intracranial pressure using bedside ocular ultrasound: application to 3 cases of head trauma in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005 Feb;21(2):94-8.

Nelson BP, Senecal EL, Hong C, Ptak T, Thomas SH. Opioid analgesia and assessment of the sonographic Murphy sign. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005; 28(4):409-413.

Abstracts

Bentley S, Strother C and Nelson BP. Are Live Ultrasound Models Replaceable? Traditional Vs. Simulated Education Module for Ultrasound FAST (Accepted at the ACEP Research Forum, San Francisco, 10/16/2011)

Nelson BP. Closing the Loop: Kolb learning model applied to an emergency ultrasound training curriculum. (Presented at the Harvard Macy Program for Educators, Boston, 5/17/2011)

Akhtar S, Hwang U, Dickman E, Nelson BP, Morrison S, Todd K. A Brief Educational Intervention is Effective in Teaching the Femoral Nerve Block Procedure to First Year Emergency Medicine Residents. (Presented at the CORD annual meeting, San Diego, 3/4/2011 and SAEM national meeting, Boston, 6/3/2011)

Bentley S, Hexom B, Nelson BP. Evaluation of Ultrasound Curriculum for Midwives in Liberia. (Presented at Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education Research Day, New York, 4/12/2011)

Laurich VM, Nelson BP, Trueger S. Emergency physician performed ultrasonography for evaluation of 1st trimester pregnancy complications in the pediatric emergency department. (Accepted at the AIUM annual meeting, New York, 4/16/2011 and PAS annual meeting, Denver, 4/30/2011)

Bentley S, Nelson BP, Zahn LM. Ultrasound evaluation for appendicitis in children: Can we safely reduce CT scan utilization? (Presented at the ACEP Research Forum, Las Vegas, 9/28/2010)

Nelson BP, Noble V, Choi J, Truong T, Levine A. Improved resident knowledge and adherence to care guidelines using an algorithm for ectopic pregnancy evaluation. Ann Emerg Med 2009; 54(3):S34 (Presented at ACEP Scientific Assembly, Boston, 10/5/2009)

Nelson BP, Duque D, Noble VE, Chang B, Levine A, Lozner A. Thoracic Rapid Ultrasound in Trauma (TRUST): Test characteristics in penetrating injury. J Emerg Med2009; 37(2):223. (Presented at the fifth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference, Valencia, Spain, September 15, 2009). Selected as one of the top 50 abstracts at the conference.

Bentley S, Nelson BP, and Zahn LM. Ultrasound evaluation for appendicitis in children: Can we safely reduce CT scan utilization? (Presented at the fifth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference, Valencia, Spain, September 17, 2009)

Shah V, Tsung JW, Tunik MG; “Feasibility of diagnosing pediatric pneumonia using point-of-care ultrasound,” Poster presentation at WFUMB, Aug 2009, Sydney, Australia; platform presentation at the World Congress of Ultrasound in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Sept 2009, Sydney Australia; poster presentation  American Academy of Pediatrics National Exhibit,  Wash. D.C. Oct 2009.

Tsung JW, Blaivas M, Stone MB; “Feasibility of color Doppler ultrasound confirmation of intraosseous needle placement during resuscitation” Platform presentation at WFUMB, Aug 2009, Sydney, Australia; platform presentation at the World Congress of Ultrasound in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Sept 2009, Sydney Australia

Nelson BP, Parekh S, Hermann L, Chow E,  O’Rourke M, Razzouk L, Duvall L. Ultrasound lung comets and Brain Natriuretic Peptide in acute dyspnea. J Ultrasound Med 2009; 28(3):s43 (Presented at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine national meeting, New York, April 4, 2009)

Nelson BP, Duque D, Noble VE, Chang B, Levine A, Lozner A. Detection of pneumothorax in penetrating injury: Thoracic Rapid Ultrasound in Trauma (TRUST). Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15(5):s115 (Presented at the SAEM national meeting, Washington DC, May 31, 2008)

Heegaard W, Nelson BP, Hildebrandt D Ho J, Spear D. Paramedic prehospital ultrasound training evaluation. Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15(5):s46 (Presented at the SAEM national meeting, Washington DC, May 29, 2008)

Nelson BP, Parekh S, Hermann L. Ultrasound lung comets and Brain Natriuretic Peptide in acute dyspnea. (Presented at the 2008 Regional Emergency Ultrasound Symposium, New York, April 9, 2008)

Weinberg ER, Tsung JW, Tunik MG; “Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Fractures in the Pediatric Emergency Department” Platform presentation at the World Congress of Ultrasound in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, March 2008, Porto Alegre, Brazil and Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 2008, Honoulu, Hawaii.  Poster presentation at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, May 2008

Tsung JW, Blaivas M; “Feasibility of Correlating the Pulse Check with Focused Echocardiographic Assessment in Resuscitation during Pediatric Cardiac Arrest” Platform presentation at the World Congress of Ultrasound in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, March 2008, Porto Alegre, Brazil.  (3rd Prize Winning Abstract)

Choi J, Nelson BP, Noble V, Levine A. Ectopic pregnancy evaluation algorithm improves resident education. (Presented at the fourth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference, Sorrento, Italy, September 17, 2007)

Malcom GE, Raio CC, Del Rios M, Blaivas M, Tsung JW; “Feasibility of Emergency Physician Diagnosis of Hypertrophic  Pyloric Stenosis Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound:  A Multi-Center Case Series” Platform presentation at the World Congress of Ultrasound in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, May 2007, Paris, France

Nelson BP and Baumlin K. Revenue capture in an emergency medicine ultrasound program: a pilot study. Ann Emerg Med 2006; 48(4):S106 (Presented at the ACEP Research Forum, New Orleans, October 16, 2006)

Okuda Y, Nelson BP, Reidenberg JS, Walther T and Laitman JT. Emergency Anatomy: A new paradigm in teaching surface anatomy applying principles used in emergency medicine procedures. FASEB J 2007; 32(5):A87. (Presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, Seattle, 2006)

Nelson BP, Noble V, Cranmer H. Prospective evaluation of an ultrasound training model for emergency physicians: Can we teach old dogs new tricks? Ann Emerg Med 2004; 44(4):S111. (Presented at the ACEP Research Forum, San Francisco, October 18, 2004)

Nelson BP, Senecal EL, Ptak T, Thomas SH. Opioid analgesia for acute abdominal pain in the elderly: Is the diagnosis of gallbladder pathology hindered? Ann Emerg Med 2004; 44(4):S89. (Presented at the ACEP Research Forum, San Francisco, October 18, 2004)

Nelson BP, Hong C, Ptak T, Thomas SH. Administration of opioid analgesia prior to right upper quadrant ultrasound does not affect assessment of the sonographic Murphy sign. Acad Emerg Med 2004; 11:581. (Presented at the SAEM national meeting, Orlando, May 19, 2004)

Nelson BP, Singer A. Digital versus analog radiography in the evaluation of cervical spine injuries. Acad Emerg Med 2000; 7:494-495. (Presented at the SAEM national meeting, San Francisco, May 23, 2000)