Ultrasound for Lung Pathology
Lung ultrasound is known to be a fast and effective alternative to X-Ray and CT in the Emergency Department. A quick and easy exam to learn, it is used to evaluate acute and chronic conditions including cardiogenic pulmonary oedema, acute lung injury, pneumothorax, pneumonia, pulmonary infractions and contusions.
Best Practices for COVID-19 Lung Scanning
An emergency physician’s quick guide on using ultrasound in the screening and monitoring of COVID-19.
Preliminary Study of Lung Ultrasound on COVID-19 Patients
China’s Chest Hospital and the Airforce Medical University has released an early study to provide reference for real-time bedside evaluation of COVID-19 patients. The study identified characteristic ultrasonic manifestations visible in the posterior and inferior areas of the lung. Read this study for detailed descriptions of findings.