Step 11 (3 hours): Reading
- Volpicelli, Giovanni, et al. “Semi-quantification of pneumothorax volume by lung ultrasound.” Intensive care medicine 40.10 (2014): 1460-1467.
- Martindale, Jennifer L., Vicki E. Noble, and Andrew Liteplo. “Diagnosing pulmonary edema: lung ultrasound versus chest radiography.” European Journal of Emergency Medicine 20.5 (2013): 356-360.
- Cibinel, Gian Alfonso, et al. “Diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility of pleural and lung ultrasound in discriminating cardiogenic causes of acute dyspnea in the emergency department.” Internal and emergency medicine 7.1 (2012): 65-70.
Before you can advance to the next section, please complete the following:
1. (From Volpicelli Article): When lung ultrasound is compared to CT to estimate the volume of a pneumothorax, the lung point in the ______ line was shown to discriminate 15% of lung collapse.
2. (From Martindale Article): The overall accuracy of identifying pulmonary edema on lung ultrasound was greater (___%) than that on chest radiography (58%).
3. (From Cibinel Article): IN the PLUS scanning scheme, adapted from Volpicelli et al, the chest wall is divided into ____ areas on each side.