We all know that ultrasound is much better than supine x-ray in the evaluation of a pneumothorax. The problem is that while the presence of lung sliding helps rule out a pneumothorax, the absence of lung sliding occurs in other pathology besides just pneumothoraces.
November 30, 2015
The lung point has been suggested to have a high specificity in the identification of a pneumothorax. Learn how to do it right with this podcast