Pocus series: Point-of-care lung ultrasound in patients with covid-19

A. X.Elzo Kraemer, S. L. Staal, J. E.López Matta, M. E. Haaksma, M. L. Heldeweg, J. M. Smit, P. R. Tuinman, D. J. van Westerloo*, C. V.Elzo Kraemer

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This article is part of the point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) series. During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, we have been managing large numbers of infected patients whilst maintaining high-quality healthcare. In this article we aim to provide a short and practical description on how point-of-care lung ultrasound can be of use to facilitate diagnosis and treatment in critically ill patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)162-164
Number of pages3
JournalNetherlands Journal of Critical Care
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

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