Understanding Lung Ultrasound

Target Attendees:

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


  • 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 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 , lung US signs then you can Help in fighting  COVID19 [ and this needs another specific session ].
  • Emphasizing on we should be in a team to ensure best health care quality services. 

Course outline:

Theoretical Part    5 videos

  1. Part 1

Why lung ultrasound?


Introduction- note about history-,,,,,,

Basic ultrasound principles that help to understand its use in lung

Machine preference, orientation& probes used

Prevent contamination (infection control)


Part IIa-  Techniques of lung ultrasound

Part IIb    Lung ultrasound signs (10 basic signs + others)

Part IIc    Brief LUS pathologies (general &in COVID 19)

Part III

Algorithm in use &in progress (Blue protocol)
Correlation with (Chest X ray& HRCT Etc.)


Message to home

 Practical  part    1video

 Final Quiz

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