Jim Tsung publishes groundbreaking pneumonia POCUS study.

Screen Shot 2012 12 11 at 6.53.54 PM 300x123 Jim Tsung publishes groundbreaking pneumonia POCUS study.It truly is the year of ultrasound — and it isn’t even 2013 yet.  Groundbreaking article on lung ultrasound by our Jim Tsung who found point of care ultrasound to be 86% sensitive and 89% specific in detecting pneumonia up to age 21.  ePub is available ahead of print in JAMA’s Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.  Time to say goodbye to ionizing radiation!

 

 

JimTsung 300x221 Jim Tsung publishes groundbreaking pneumonia POCUS study.Prospective Evaluation of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children and Young Adults

Vaishali P. Shah, MD; Michael G. Tunik, MD; James W. Tsung, MD, MPH
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;():1-7. doi:10.1001/2013.jamapediatrics.107.

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