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  • It is more than pneumonia, cardiac US in COVID.

  • Lung ultrasound in COVID-19

  • To B or not to B - IS that the question?

    B lines are at best a simple tool, and require intelligent use to perform at test characteristics reported by the more favourable meta-analyses. The aim of this talk is to discuss literature investigating B lines, and combine it with our own experience of the traps and caveats of B lines, to illu...

  • Can LUS in the DR predict respiratory support?

    Lung ultrasound has shown promise as a powerful diagnostic tool in newborns. During birth, the infant must transition from a fluid filled lung that depends on the placenta for oxygenation and the elimination of carbon dioxide to an aerated lung that successfully exchanges gases. Ultrasound examin...

  • Should chest US supersede the supine CXR in trauma?

  • Thoracic US √± Technique and pathology

    The value of ultrasound techniques in the examination of the pleura and lungs has been underestimated over the recent decades, which is especially true for children. However, a variety of pathologies of the chest wall, pleura, and lungs result in altered tissue composition, providing sufficient a...

  • Lung ultrasound advanced

    Overview of the real utility of lung ultrasound in neonatology across the spectrum of respiratory pathology encountered. The value of a starting with a focused clinical question in the functional application in various disease states, from acute respiratory distress to bronchopulmonary dysplasia ...

  • Lung ultrasound is not a fishing expedition

    Lung ultrasound(LUS) has rapidly gained favour in critical care setting, due in part to its safety profile, speed and convenience. We must guard against over-enthusiastic application leading to unconscious incompetence.

    Lung ultrasound combines the interrogation of real pathologies (consolida...

  • Airway ultrasound

    Airway ultrasound is a valuable, non-invasive, simple, and portable diagnostic tool point. Ultrasound enables us to identify important sonoanatomy of the upper airway such as thyroid cartilage, epiglottis, cricoid cartilage, cricothyroid membrane, tracheal cartilages, and esophagus. Understanding...

  • Lung in children

    Lung ultrasound is superior to chest x-ray for detecting pneumothoraces, pleural effusions, interstitial abnormalities and consolidations.

    Paediatric patients, by the nature of their size, are eminently suitable for having lung ultrasound performed. While ultrasound images are usually excellen...