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Prospective application of clinician-performed lung ultrasonography during the 2009 H1N1 influenza A pandemic: distinguishing viral from bacterial pneumonia

James W Tsung12*, David O Kessler4 and Vaishali P Shah3

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU School of Medicine, New York, 10016, USA

2 Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY, 10029, USA

3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Childrens Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 10467, USA

4 Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 10032, USA

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Critical Ultrasound Journal 2012, 4:16  doi:10.1186/2036-7902-4-16

Published: 10 July 2012

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Title: Small subpleural consolidation. Description: Small subpleural consolidation consistent with viral lung ultrasound pattern.

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Title: Confluent B-lines. Description: Confluent B-lines consistent with viral lung ultrasound pattern.

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Title: Rt anterior middle lobe lung consolidation with air bronchograms. Description:Rt anterior middle lobe lung consolidation with air bronchograms consistent with bacterial pneumonia lung ultrasound pattern.

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Title: Confluent B-lines and lung consolidation with air bronchograms. Description: Viral and bacterial pneumonia lung ultrasound patterns.

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