POCUS is sure enough for Pneumonia
Date: 26 November 2018
A 18 yo male.
History: Any disease.
Complaint: Fever and progressive coughing, for 3-4 days.
Vitals: Fever 39.5 C, resp. rate 18/min, normal saturation and TA.
Phx.exm: Respiratory sounds were coarse on middle and lower zones of the right lung.
Other system exams were normal.
Imaging method was POCUS!
POCUS: B-pattern on the right lung and subpleural air bronchograms.
Diagnosis: Community-acquired pneumonia, antibiotic treatment was started.
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