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Ultrasound - Lung Imaging Techniques

Basics-EFAST (lung)

Air rise to the highest point in the supine patient, which is most trauma patients early in their assessment.

Scanning the Anterior Chest for Pneumothorax 

 

Fluid falls to the most dependent parts

Scanning the Posterior Costophrenic Angle for Haemothorax 

Lichtenstein's BLUE protocol and others demonstrated

Modified BLUE Protocol

Demo - Modified BLUE Protocol from ACI on Vimeo.

Lichtenstein's BLUE points in theory

Lichtenstein's BLUE Points in Theory from ACI on Vimeo.

Lichtenstein's BLUE points in practice

Lichtenstein's BLUE Points in Practice from ACI on Vimeo.

Lichtenstein's PLAPS points

Lichtenstein's PLAPS Points from ACI on Vimeo.

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