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Critical Care Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 382615, 3 pages

Ultrasound Applications in Critical Care Medicine

1Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
2Intensive Care Unit, General State Hospital of Athens, 154 Mesogeion Ave., 11427 Athens, Greece

Received 10 June 2012; Accepted 10 June 2012

Copyright © 2012 Richard Hoppmann and Dimitrios Karakitsos. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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