Hennepin County Medical Center



1. Thacker J, Reardon RF. The Significance of Pelvic Free Fluid in Ectopic Pregnancy. Abstract, 2004. SAEM Annual Conference, San Francisco.
Intellectual content, assisted with drafting of abstract.

2. Mertz J, Plummer D, Reardon RF. Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Documenting Software. Abstract, 2000 SAEM Annual Conference, San Francisco.
Assisted with study and program design, assisted with drafting of abstract.


Publications are not listed in chronological order, but please note that we have been publishing on Emergency Ultrasound for exactly 20 years!


Ischemic Cardiac Rupture Detected with Emergency Department Echocardiography. Plummer D. Dick C. Accepted, Annals of Emergency Medicine, June, 1994.

Emergency Echocardiography in Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine. Jehle and Heller (eds). In press
Plummer D. Diagnostic Ultrasonography in the Emergency Department [editorial]. Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Mar. 22(3). P 592 4.

Emergency Department Echocardiography. critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine. Volume 7 Expected 1993

Plummer D. Brunette D, Asinger R, Ruiz E : Emergency Department Echocardiography Improves Outcome in Penetrating Cardiac Injury. Ann Emerg Med 21(6) p 709.

ED Echocardiography Improves Outcome in Penetrating Cardiac Injury (Abs.) Plummer DW, Brunette DD, Asinger R, Blake D. Ann Emerg Med 1991 20:4;450

Survival After Emergency Department Versus Operating Room Thoracotomy for Penetrating Cardiac Injuries. Blake DP, Gisbert VL, Ney AL, Helseth HK, Plummer DW, Ruiz E, Bubrick MP. American Surgeon 58:329 333, June 1992.

Principles of Ultrasound and Echocardiography; Plummer D, Annals of Emergency Medicine 1989;18:1291 1297.

Echocardiography Performed by Emergency Physicians: Impact on Diagnosis and Therapy. Mayron R., Gaudio FE, Plummer D. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1988 17:150 154

Budhram G, Reardon R. Diagnosis of Ascending Aortic Dissection Using Emergency Department Bedside Echocardiogram. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2008 June; 15 (6): 584.

Ho J, Lapine A, Joing S, Reardon R, Dawes D. Confirmation of Respiration during Trapezial Conducted Electrical Weapon Application. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2008 Apr; 15 (4): 398.

Heller K, Bengiamin R, Joing S, Reardon R. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism Using Bedside Limited Ultrasound. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2008 Jan; 15 (1): 104.

Heller K, Joing S, Dolan B, Reardon R. Emergency Echocardiography. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Dec; 14 (12): 1157.

Ho JD, Reardon RF, Dawes DM, Johnson MA, Miner JR. Ultrasound Measurement of Cardiac Activity During Conducted Electrical Weapon Application in Exercising Adults. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2007; 50 (3 Supplement 1): S108

Heller K, Reardon R, Joing S: Ultrasound Use in Trauma: The FAST Exam. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Jun; 14 (6): 525.

Ho J, Dawes D, Bultman L, Moscati R, Skinner L, Bahr J, Reardon R, Johnson M, Miner J. Physiologic Effects of Prolonged Conducted Electrical Weapon Discharge on Acidotic Adults. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 May; 14 (5): S63.

Moscati R, Ho J, Dawes D, Minor J, Reardon R, Heegaard W, Johnson M, Bultman L. Physiologic Effects of Prolonged Conducted Electrical Weapon Discharge on Intoxicated Adults. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 May; 14 (5): S63.

Davarn S, Reardon R, Joing S. Ultrasound Use in the Diagnosis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Apr; 14 (4): 323.

Reardon R, Joing S. Cardiac Wheezing Diagnosed with Bedside Ultrasound. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Mar; 14 (3): 209.

Unkefer N, Joing S, Reardon R. Colles fracture reduction using ultrasound. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2006; 13 (9): p.966-7

Reardon R, Joing S. Hemothorax after a stab wound to the chest, with clear breath sounds and a normal radiograph. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2006; 13(7): p786.

Reardon R, Joing S. Mitral Valve Stenosis in a Pregnant Immigrant. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2006 13(6):p628.

Reardon R, Heegaard B, Plummer D, Clinton J, Cook T, Tayal V. Ultrasound is a Necessary Skill for Emergency Physicians. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2006 Mar; 13 (3): 334-6.

Thacker JL, Reardon RF. Sonographic Free Fluid in Patients with Ectopic Pregnancy. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2004 Oct; 44 (4) Suppl: S85.

Plummer D, Heegaard W, Dries D, Reardon R, Pippert G, Frascone RJ. Ultrasound in HEMS: Its Role in Differentiating Shock States. Air Med J. 2003 Mar-Apr; 22 (2): 33-6.