Understanding Lung Ultrasound | Arabic version

Target Attendees:

Radiologists, Intensivists, Cardiologists, Anesthesiologists, emergency doctors, pulmonologists & other health professionals interested in Lung Ultrasound. 

Objectives

  • Enhancing the utility of lung ultrasound by Radiologists.
  • Advise for more sub-specialization – keep your career – BE IN ATEAM– in each specialty.  
  • Reinforce the basics to help those already working in this field [ like intensivists, ER & etc.].
  • Understanding the basic principles for the practical application of lung ultrasound
  • Familiarity with sonographic lung signs. [10 signs up 16  ]
  • To have a brief basic idea about lung pathologies detected by Ultrasound. [need advanced level]
  • If you understand LUS basics, artifact origin, and lung US signs then you can Help in fighting COVID-19 [ and this needs another specific session ].
  • Emphasizing that we should be in a team to ensure the best health care quality services.  

Course outline:

Theoretical: [5 videos]

Part 1:

  • Why lung ultrasound?
  • Objectives
  • Introduction (note about the history)
  • Basic ultrasound principles that help to understand its use in lung
  • Machine preference, orientation& probes used
  • Prevent contamination (infection control)
  • Quiz

Part 2:

  • Techniques of lung ultrasound
  • Lung ultrasound signs (10 basic signs + others)
  • Brief LUS pathologies (general &in COVID 19)

Part 3:

  • The algorithm is in use &in progress (Blue protocol)
    Correlation with Chest X-ray, HRCT, etc.
  • Pitfalls
  • Message to home

 Practical: [1 video]

 Final Quiz