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Pleural Effusion

Rapid Summary

When to scan:

5 Minute Video

Where to put the probe:

pulmonary 3-min
pulmonary 56-min

• Check midaxillary line, slide down to diaphragm
• Highest yield most dependent area (posterior/inferior)

When to scan:

When to scan:

Where you put the probe:

  • Check midaxillary line, slide down to diaphragm
  • Highest yield most dependent area (posterior/inferior)
pulmonary 3-min
pulmonary 56-min

Findings