Ultrasonography is an evolving skill in critically ill patients. We provide a large number of statements regarding the required ultrasonographic basic skills for the management of critically ill patients.

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Speakers: Basic ultrasound head-to-toe skills for intensivists in the general and neuro intensive care unit population: consensus and expert recommendations of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Chiara ROBBA. Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, IRCCS per l’Oncologia e le Neuroscienze, Genoa (IT) and Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC), Genoa (IT). Chair, ESICM Neuro Intensive Care Section.

Adrian WONG. Department of Critical Care, King’s College Hospital, London (UK). Chair, ESICM Social Media & Digital Content Committee.

Antoine VIEILLARD-BARON. Intensive Care Medicine Unit, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, University Hospital Ambroise Paré, Billancourt, Boulogne (FR) and INSERM UMR-1018, CESP, Team Kidney and Heart, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, Villejuif (FR). ESICM Secretary.

Laura GALARZA. Hospital General Universitario, Castellón (ES); Chair-Elect, ESICM NEXT Committee

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