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WINFOCUS Lung Course 2019

BASIC LEVEL Key reference – International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound. Lung Ultrasound overview Ultrasound whilst very useful does suffer from ideal vs reality difference. Often images obtained in real-life patients and conditions don’t reflect those seen at courses. BUT it is usually good enough. Limitations Bones of thoracic cage 70% of pleura is still visible Air in lung Surface imaging techniques Recommends scanning in 8 sectors (c.f. Lichtenstein’s BLU protocol which utilises 6… Read More »