Should point-of-care ultrasonography replace stethoscopes in acute respiratory failure?

Nicholas Smallwood, Ashley Miller, Andrew Walden, Mark Hew, Tunn Ren Tay, Najib M. Rahman

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Abstract

Ultrasonography would be a better diagnostic test than auscultation or chest radiography, say Nicholas Smallwood and colleagues. But Mark Hew and colleagues argue the costs are hard to justify without evidence that it would improve patient outcomes
Original languageEnglish
Article numberl5225
Number of pages3
JournalThe BMJ
Volume366
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2019

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Smallwood, N., Miller, A., Walden, A., Hew, M., Tay, T. R., & Rahman, N. M. (2019). Should point-of-care ultrasonography replace stethoscopes in acute respiratory failure? The BMJ, 366, [l5225]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5225