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Clinical review: Bedside lung ultrasound in critical care practice

Bélaïd Bouhemad, Mao Zhang, Qin Lu, Jean-Jacques Rouby
Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum 2007, 11 (1): 205
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Lung ultrasound can be routinely performed at the bedside by intensive care unit physicians and may provide accurate information on lung status with diagnostic and therapeutic relevance. This article reviews the performance of bedside lung ultrasound for diagnosing pleural effusion, pneumothorax, alveolar-interstitial syndrome, lung consolidation, pulmonary abscess and lung recruitment/derecruitment in critically ill patients with acute lung injury.

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