Ultrasound and pneumothorax (and more)

Ron Ray

A few interesting thoughts after seeing the pneumothorax thread.

Ultrasound (US) is rapidly becoming the new stethoscope. Handheld US units are already out and in 5 years it will be common for everyone to have one in their pocket. Absolutely incredible what you can do with one. Everything from pneumothorax to pneumonia, AAA to dehydration, long acting pain blocks to Pericardial tamponade. Internal bleeding and so much more.

Here are a couple of interesting podcasts.