Advances in Point-of-Care Thoracic Ultrasound.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Feb;34(1):151-7
Authors: Irwin Z, Cook JO
Pulmonary ultrasound continues to develop and is ideally suited for the evaluation and treatment of respiratory emergencies. It is portable, can be performed rapidly, has no ionizing radiation, and is highly sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of pneumothorax, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, and free fluid in the chest.
PMID: 26614246 [PubMed - in process]