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Point-of-care ultrasonography in Brazilian intensive care units: a national survey.

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Summary of "Point-of-care ultrasonography in Brazilian intensive care units: a national survey."

Point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) has recently become a useful tool that intensivists are incorporating into clinical practice. However, the incorporation of ultrasonography in critical care in developing countries is not straightforward.

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Name: Annals of intensive care
ISSN: 2110-5820
Pages: 50

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