See our section on the chest within the How 2 Echo section.

Get confused with this modality…well it is extremely powerful in experienced hands and quick to do at the bedside. Get to grips with comets, A lines, B lines, sliders, lung points and effusions.

See here for thoracic ultrasound

Particularly useful to detect pneumothorax and to discern lung pathology.

See here for Trauma Ultrasound scanning

See here for various lung pathologies on Ultrasound

Follow your way through the various images and videos to teach yourself and as ever…..go scan!

Happy Xmas all,

JW