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Pneumonia

Rapid Summary

When to scan:

  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Unexplained fever, especially in children/eldery
5 Minute Video

Where to put the probe:

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3 zones each side:
• Check 2 regions anterior chest mid-clavicular line
• Check midaxillary line, slide down to diaphragm

When to scan:

  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Unexplained fever, especially in children/eldery

Where you put the probe:

3 zones each side:
• Check 2 regions anterior chest mid-clavicular line
• Check midaxillary line, slide down to diaphragm

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Findings