Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology

Point-Of-Care Cardiac Ultrasound: is it time for anesthesiologists to embrace and achieve competence?

Fabio de V. Papa; Carlos Galhardo Jr.; João Paulo Jordão Pontes; Rodrigo Leal Alves; Raffael Zamper; Marcello Salgado; Luiz Guilherme Villares da Costa; Eric Benedet Lineburger; Luiz Fernando dos Reis Falcão

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