Myths about critical care echocardiography: the ten false beliefs that intensivists should understand
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Critical care echocardiography (CCE) is a well-established method to evaluate and monitor patients with hemodynamic failure. Use of CCE is a routine part of critical care practice coincident with its introduction into training programs and the widespread availability of courses for attending level intensivists who seek competence in the field [ 1, 2, 3]. We have identified a number of false perceptions regarding CCE (Fig. 1). The editor of Intensive Care Medicine has asked us to review ten of these false myths, the discussion of which is the subject of this editorial.
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