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Airway and ENT 

Airway and ENT
Chapter:
Airway and ENT
Author(s):

Shadi Lahham

, Tushank Chadha

, Michelle Bui

, Sophia Spann

, and Abdulatif Gari

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190696825.003.0014
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date: 26 May 2022

This chapter uses clinical vignettes and multiple-choice questions to explore core and advanced principles of airway and ENT ultrasound. The cases assess image acquisition pearls and pitfalls, image interpretation, false positive and negative findings, and integration into patient management. Clinical vignettes include stable and unstable patients presenting with undifferentiated symptoms such as neck pain, shortness of breath, and neck swelling. Each case includes detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answer choices, incorporating landmark studies as well as the latest literature that clinical sonographers will find of interest. Relevant references and sources for each case are also included, as well as keywords for each section.

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