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Anthony J. Dean, MD
Intensivist and Emergency Bedside Ultrasound Evaluation for Pneumothorax
Anthony J. Dean, MD
04/29/2009 | Time : 42 min
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Topics mentioned in this video : Targets of sonographic evaluation of circulatory or respiratory distress Pneumothorax fundamental concept Lung and pleura anatomy Details of pleura Transducer placement Identification of ribs and rib spaces Identification of pleural line, Comet tail artifact/lung rockets Ruling in pneumothorax Pneumothorax – absence of pleural sliding Pneumothorax – leading edge of lung point Leading edge or lung point sign Pearls and pitfalls, Caveats and pitfalls Cardiac and diaphragm pitfalls False negatives False positives Pleural evaluation documentation, Statistics concerning bedside ultrasound and pneumothorax Learning curve Pneumothorax – review

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Keywords : “sea shore” sign, axillary line, comet tail artifact, hemothorax, leading edge of lung point, lung rockets, midclavicular line, m-mode, parietal pleura, pleural effusion, pleural sliding, pneumothorax, PTX, reverberation artifact, rib space, visceral pleura

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