Lung Ultrasound for COVID

During the COVID pandemic, Andy and Joe created a teaching pathway so that non-POCUS users could learn lung US to scan for COVID as a dichotomous rule in rule out process. This could then be used within the triage pathway Andy and Joe developed called TICC-19.

By being able to do lung ultrasound, this highly successful intervention helped the local GP run ‘hot hub’ create a ‘moat’ around the hospital. Patients could be ultrasound scanned instead of having to attend the emergency department for chest x-rays.

Dr Shwan Maroof, GP at the local hot hub holding his Butterfly IQ hand held ultrasound device.

For more information about this click here (Butterfly webinar).
For more information about the teaching pathway click here.