Publications

There are a number of possible situations where handheld lung ultrasound could play a valuable role in the detection and management of patients with suspected/confirmed COVID-19.

Open Access Publication
Literature review by German Prof. Dr. Osterwalder finds that lung point-of-care ultrasound is an underutilized valuable alternative in the management of COVID-19.
Praxis (Bern 1994)
Journal Article
COVID-19 outbreak: less stethoscope, more ultrasound
The Lancet
Journal Article
Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1
The New England Journal of Medicine
Journal Article
Findings of lung ultrasonography of novel corona virus pneumonia during the 2019–2020 epidemic.
Intensive Care Medicine
Research Letter
Characteristics and Outcomes of 21 Critically Ill
Patients With COVID-19 in Washington State
Letter to the Editor
Can Lung US Help Critical Care Clinicians in the Early Diagnosis of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pneumonia?
RSNA
Protocols
A Seattle Intensivist’s One-Pager on COVID-19
By Dr. Nick Mark
Protocols
COVID ICU Protocols
By Dr. Bryan Reidy
Note: The proposed protocol below is based on expert suggestion but has yet to be validated by prospective trials.
Case Study
A Preliminary Study on the Ultrasonic Manifestations of Peripulmonary Lesions of Non-Critical Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (COVID-19).
Case Study
POCUS in COVID-19: Ultrasound Gel Podcast
By Dr. Mike Mallin, Dr. Michael Prats and Dr. Jacob Avila
Podcast
Managing Suspected COVID-19 Patients
By Dr. Mike Stone, Dr. Micheal Prats, Dr. Mike Mallin and Dr. Jacob Avila