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

1.4. Lung ultrasound article and animation

Review the following article and images below, to get a better understanding of the evidence for using lung ultrasound.

Smith, M.J., Hayward, S.A., Innes, S.M. and Miller, A.S.C. (2020), Point‐of‐care lung ultrasound in patients with COVID ‐19 – a narrative review. Anaesthesia. doi:10.1111/anae.15082

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