From the Departments of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and Regional Trauma Services; and The University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Submitted for publication April 7, 2009.
Accepted for publication April 15, 2009.
Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Trauma Association of Canada, March 5–7 2009, Auckland, New Zealand.
A.W. Kirkpatrick is a Vice president of the Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society; Module director of the Residents Ultrasound Course of the National Ultrasound Faculty of the American College of Surgeons; and a Committee Member of the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound.
Address for reprints: Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Department of Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9; email: Andrew.email@example.com.