Pediatric CXR Cases 008

Jennifer Potter, MD and Nicholena Richardson, MD curate and present a series of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Radiology Topics each month. These self-guided educational slides were first published on EMGuideWire.com and peer reviewed by Professor Michael Gibbs and Sean Fox, MD

This ongoing chest X-ray interpretation series is proudly sponsored by the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Carolinas Medical Center. The goal is to promote widespread mastery of CXR interpretation. There is no personal health information [PHI] within, and ages have been changed to protect patient confidentiality.

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Michael A. Gibbs, MD, FACEP, FAAEM. Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center & Levine Children’s Hospital | EMGuidewire |

One comment

  1. I appreciate LITFL and this very presentation very much. I believe, however, it understresses the role that POCUS can provide in these patients. Especially, since pediatric patients are the ones that benefit most from radiation sparing. Browsing through, it can easily be said that cases in slides 13, 16, 22, 26 would have benefited from US scanning before the use of X-rays. I’m not aware if there are any studies specifically devoted to the US of E-VALI, but I reckon what we already know about ALI/ARDS could be inferred as valid. Thus, also the last 3 cases could have benefited from lung ultrasound

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