Lung Ultrasound

 

 

 

Goals and Objectives

Part 1

  1. Evidence for Lung ultrasound
  2. Acquiring quality images
  3. A Lines
    • Anatomy and physics
    • How to bring them out
  4. B Lines
    • Etiology and physics
    • Grading severity
  5. Where to scan the chest

Part 2

  1. Apply A lines and B lines
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Quantify severity of edema
  2. Volume Status
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Peripheral edema
    • Central venous pressure
    • Effective arterial volume
  3. CHF management

Part 3

  1. Pneumonia
  2. Atelectasis
  3. Pleural Effusion
  4. Pneumothorax

Part 4

  1. Clinical Case Integration 

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