The 7 principles of Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill LUCI and echographic diagnosis of lung consolidation in this LIVES2019 infographic!
1 – a simple equipment is the best
2 – thorax is a mingling of air (gas) and water (fluids)
3 – lung is the most voluminous organ: here some advices on where to apply the probe?
4 – all arises from pleural line
5 – LUCI is the science of artifacts
6 – Lung: is a vital organ
7 – Most life-threatening disorders reach the wall and and have usually extensive surface
Why and how looking for consolidation?? here the Blue protocol with its profiles and some notes on the Pink protocol. How to distinguish between translobar and non translobar consolidation? Do we have an obstructive atelectasis or it’s just compression? take a look…
graphics by Marta Velia Antonini @FOAMecmo
content based on Daniel Lichtenstein masterclass at #LIVES2019