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Table 1 Main recent proceedings in the use of CCE

From: What is new in critical care echocardiography?

New developments in echocardiography in the critically ill
1. CCE is currently recommended as the first-line modality to assess patients with shock
2. CEE relies on basic and advanced levels of competence corresponding to distinct standardized educational requirements
3. CCE guides the front-line intensivist in assessing fluid requirement
4. CCE is currently recommended for the diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome
5. CCE uses a simple yet robust and sound diagnostic approach
6. CCE becomes a monitoring rather than a diagnostic tool
7. CCE benefits from continuous technological refinements (e.g., speckle tracking)
8. CCE is ideally suited for guiding tailored management of unstable patients
  1. CCE critical care echocardiography