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Lung imaging in ARDS




Intended Learning Outcomes

Lung imaging in ARDS

  1. Know how to read a chest radiograph, its technical, diagnostic and limitations aspects.
  2. Know how to interpret lung ultrasound. More specifics, how to evaluate the ultrasound patterns of aeration and how to use it for clinical management.
  3. Know how to read a chest computed tomography and how to use it for clinical management of ARDS patients. 
  4. Know the technical aspects, diagnostic assessment and limitations of lung positron emission tomography. 


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Relevant Competencies from CoBaTrICE

Lung imaging in ARDS

  • 2.3b Performs and interprets general critical care ultrasonography (thoracic, abdominal and vascular)
  • 2.7 Interprets chest x-rays