Clinical Ultrasound in Covid-19

Ultrasound can be used in the assessment of lung, but also for determining if the patient has a deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

This section will provide resources to support your learning in these two areas. 

1. Lung ultrasound


Literature has suggested that lung ultrasound can be used in assessment of Covid-19 patients. It is important to know what you are looking for and how to perform the technique, before scanning patients in the clinical setting. Adequate audit of findings is also essential to ensure accurate diagnosis and on-going competency.