(This post was first published on blog.5minsono.com on March 15, 2019)
Its is absolutely necessary to switch to the linear transducer when looking for lung sliding (i.e., PTX)? While the linear will definitely give you the best image, watch this video to see my thoughts on using the curvilinear and even the phased array in the eval of lung sliding! While continuing to my work with revamping the Ultrasound Leadership Academy’s curriculum, I had this thought. Maybe we don’t need to switch every time? Check it out!