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
1.5. Additional resources
There are a number of resources available on lung ultrasound. Some are specific to covid-19, others are more general articles. A range of suggestions are provided here.
British Medical ULtrasound Society (BMUS) (2020) Lung Ultrasound. https://www.bmus.org/static/uploads/resources/COVID19__Lung_Ultrasound_BMUS.pdf
Gargani, L., & Volpicelli, G. (2014). How I do it: lung ultrasound. Cardiovascular ultrasound, 12, 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-7120-12-25
The POCUS atlas http://www.thepocusatlas.com/pulmonary
Soldati G., Smargiassi A., Inchingolo R. et al (2020).
Is there a role for lung ultrasound during the
COVID-19 pandemic? Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine DOI:10.1002/