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  1. Ibrahim S, Velez MI, Soni NJ, Proud KC. Delayed pneumothorax after transbronchial lung biopsy. BMJ case reports. 2021 Apr 5; 14(4).
  2. Mateos González M, García de Casasola Sánchez G, Muñoz FJT, Proud K, Lourdo D, Sander JV, Jaimes GEO, Mader M, Canora Lebrato J, Restrepo MI, Soni NJ. Comparison of Lung Ultrasound versus Chest X-ray for Detection of Pulmonary Infiltrates in COVID-19. Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland). 2021 Feb 22; 11(2).
  3. Maw AM, Huebschmann AG, Mould-Millman NK, Dempsey AF, Soni NJ. Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Modernization of the Bedside Assessment. Journal of graduate medical education. 2020 Dec 18; 12(6):661-665.
  4. Schott CK, LoPresti CM, Boyd JS, Core M, Haro EK, Mader MJ, Pascual S, Finley EP, Lucas BP, Colon-Molero A, Restrepo MI, Pugh J, Soni NJ. Retention of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Skills Among Practicing Physicians: Findings of the VA National POCUS Training Program. The American journal of medicine. 2021 Mar 1; 134(3):391-399.e8.
  5. Proud KC, Beg M, Soni NJ. A 93-Year-Old Man With Submassive Pulmonary Embolism and Fall. Chest. 2020 Jul 2; 158(1):e47-e50.
  6. Adamson R, Morris AE, Sun Woan J, Ma IWY, Schnobrich D, Soni NJ. Development of a Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Image Acquisition Assessment Tool. ATS scholar. 2020 Jul 1; 1(3):260-277.
  7. Maw A, Ortiz-Lopez C, Morris M, Jones CD, Gee E, Tchernodrinski S, Kramer HR, Galen B, Dempsey A, Soni NJ. Hospitalist Perspectives of Available Tests to Monitor Volume Status in Patients With Heart Failure: A Qualitative Study. Cureus. 2020 Jun 26; 12(6):e8844.
  8. Schott CK, Kode KR, Mader MJ. Teaching vs learning: Impact of deliberate practice and formative feedback on developing point of care ultrasound skills. Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 2020 Oct 1; 48(8):437-442.
  9. Maw AM, Lucas BP, Sirovich BE, Soni NJ. Discharge-ready volume status in acute decompensated heart failure: a survey of hospitalists. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives. 2020 Jun 14; 10(3):199-203.
  10. Mathews BK, Koenig S, Kurian L, Galen B, Mints G, Liu G, Soni NJ. Clinical Progress Note: Point-of-Care Ultrasound Applications in COVID-19. Journal of hospital medicine. 2020 Jun 1; 15(6):353-355.
  11. Schott CK, Hirzallah MI, Heyman R, Lesky DN, Brant EB, Callaway CW. Ultrasound measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter pre- and post-lumbar puncture. The ultrasound journal. 2020 May 13; 12(1):26.
  12. Salame G, Northcutt N, Soni NJ. Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography for Left Ventricular Systolic Function. [Letter to the Editor]. The New England journal of medicine. 2020 Mar 5; 382(10):976-977.
  13. Acuña J, Stolz U, Stolz LA, Situ-LaCasse EH, Bell G, Berkeley RP, Boyd JS, Castle D, Carmody K, Fong T, Grewal E, Jones R, Hilberts S, Kanter C, Kelley K, Leetch SJ, Pazderka P, Shaver E, Stowell JR, Josephson EB, Theodoro D, Adhikari S. Evaluation of Gender Differences in Ultrasound Milestone Evaluations During Emergency Medicine Residency Training: A Multicenter Study. AEM education and training. 2020 Apr 1; 4(2):94-102.
  14. Franco-Sadud R, Schnobrich D, Mathews BK, Candotti C, Abdel-Ghani S, Perez MG, Rodgers SC, Mader MJ, Haro EK, Dancel R, Cho J, Grikis L, Lucas BP, SHM Point-of-care Ultrasound Task Force , Soni NJ. Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Central and Peripheral Vascular Access in Adults: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2019 Sep 6; 14:E1-E22.
  15. LoPresti CM, Boyd JS, Schott C, Core M, Lucas BP, Colon-Molero A, Kessler C, Mader MJ, Haro EK, Finley EP, Restrepo MI, Pugh J, Soni NJ. A National Needs Assessment of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training for Hospitalists. Mayo Clinic proceedings. 2019 Sep 1; 94(9):1910-1912.
  16. Lucas BP, D'Addio A, Block C, Manning H, Remillard B, Leiter JC. Limited agreement between two noninvasive measurements of blood volume during fluid removal: ultrasound of inferior vena cava and finger-clip spectrophotometry of hemoglobin concentration. Physiological measurement. 2019 Jul 1; 40(6):065003.
  17. Soni NJ, Franco-Sadud R, Kobaidze K, Schnobrich D, Salame G, Lenchus J, Kalidindi V, Mader MJ, Haro EK, Dancel R, Cho J, Grikis L, SHM Point-of-care Ultrasound Task Force , Lucas BP. Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Adult Lumbar Puncture: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2019 Oct 1; 14(10):591-601.
  18. Villavicencio C, Leache J, Marin J, Oliva I, Rodriguez A, Bodí M, Soni NJ. Basic critical care echocardiography training of intensivists allows reproducible and reliable measurements of cardiac output. The ultrasound journal. 2019 Apr 16; 11(1):5.
  19. Maw AM, Hassanin A, Ho PM, McInnes MDF, Moss A, Juarez-Colunga E, Soni NJ, Miglioranza MH, Platz E, DeSanto K, Sertich AP, Salame G, Daugherty SL. Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasonography and Chest Radiography in Adults With Symptoms Suggestive of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open. 2019 Mar 1; 2(3):e190703.
  20. Boyd JS, LoPresti CM, Core M, Schott C, Mader MJ, Lucas BP, Haro EK, Finley EP, Restrepo MI, Kessler C, Colon-Molero A, Pugh J, Soni NJ. Current use and training needs of point-of-care ultrasound in emergency departments: A national survey of VA hospitals. The American journal of emergency medicine. 2019 Sep 1; 37(9):1794-1797.
  21. Lucas BP, D'Addio A, Block C, Manning HL, Remillard B, Leiter JC. Clinical measurements obtained from point-of-care ultrasound images to assess acquisition skills. The ultrasound journal. 2019 Feb 22; 11(1):4.
  22. Cho J, Jensen TP, Rierson K, Matthews BK, Bhagra A, Franco-Sadud R, Grikis L, Mader M, Dancel R, Lucas BP, Society of Hospital Medicine Point-of-care Ultrasound Task Force , Soni NJ. Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Adult Abdominal Paracentesis: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2019 Jan 2; 14:E7-E15.
  23. Soni NJ, Schnobrich D, Matthews BK, Tierny DM, Jensen TP, Dancel R, Cho J, Dversdal RK, Mints G, Bhagra A, Reierson K, Kurian LM, Liu GY, Candotti C, Boesch B, LoPresti CM, Lenchus J, Wong T, Johnson G, Maw AM, Franco-Sadud R, Lucas BP. Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Hospitalists: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2019 Jan 2; 14:E1-E6.
  24. Kaselitz T, Schott C, Horvat CM. Hertz So Good: Bedside Ultrasound Implementation by Pediatric Critical Care Training Programs. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2018 Nov 1; 19(11):1091-1092.
  25. Yamada T, Minami T, Soni NJ, Hiraoka E, Takahashi H, Okubo T, Sato J. Skills acquisition for novice learners after a point-of-care ultrasound course: does clinical rank matter?. BMC medical education. 2018 Aug 22; 18(1):202.
  26. Morrow D, Cupp J, Schrift D, Nathanson R, Soni NJ. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Established Settings. Southern Medical Journal. 2018 Jul 1; 111(7):373-381.
  27. Maw AM, Soni NJ. Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Why Should Hospitalists Use Point-of-Care Ultrasound?. Annals of internal medicine. 2018 Apr 17; 168(8):HO2-HO3.
  28. Dancel R, Schnobrich D, Puri N, Franco-Sadud R, Cho J, Grikis L, Lucas BP, El-Barbary M, Society of Hospital Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound Task Force , Soni NJ. Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Adult Thoracentesis: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2018 Feb 1; 13(2):126-135.
  29. Lucas BP, Tierney DM, Jensen TP, Dancel R, Cho J, El-Barbary M, Franco-Sadud R, Soni NJ, Society of Hospital Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound Task Force. Credentialing of Hospitalists in Ultrasound-Guided Bedside Procedures: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Journal of hospital medicine. 2018 Feb 1; 13(2):117-125.
  30. Becker TK, Martin-Gill C, Callaway CW, Guyette FX, Schott C. Feasibility of Paramedic Performed Prehospital Lung Ultrasound in Medical Patients with Respiratory Distress. Prehospital Emergency Care : Official Journal of The National Association of Ems Physicians and The National Association of State Ems Directors. 2018 Mar 1; 22(2):175-179.
  31. Jensen TP, Soni NJ, Tierney DM, Lucas BP. Hospital Privileging Practices for Bedside Procedures: A Survey of Hospitalist Experts. Journal of hospital medicine. 2017 Oct 1; 12(10):836-839.
  32. Soni NJ, Tierney DM, Jensen TP, Lucas BP. Certification of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Competency. Journal of hospital medicine. 2017 Sep 1; 12(9):775-776.
  33. Bhagra A, Tierney DM, Sekiguchi H, Soni NJ. Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Primary Care Physicians and General Internists. Mayo Clinic proceedings. 2016 Dec 1; 91(12):1811-1827.
  34. Soni NJ, Reyes LF, Keyt H, Arango A, Gelfond JA, Peters JI, Levine SM, Adams SG, Restrepo MI. Use of ultrasound guidance for central venous catheterization: a national survey of intensivists and hospitalists. Journal of Critical Care. 2016 Dec 1; 36:277-283.