Pediatric pneumonia: scan or x-ray
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Bottom line: Point-of-care lung ultrasound may be effective in diagnosing pneumonia and limiting chest x-ray use, but is not more diagnostically accurate than chest x-ray. Provider training, credentialing, and obtaining the required equipment may be barriers to implementation.Review of: Jones BP, Tay ET, Elikashvili I, Sanders JE, Paul AZ, Nelson BP, et al. Feasibility and safety of substituting lung ultrasonography for chest radiography when diagnosing pneumonia in children: a randomized controlled trial. Chest. 2016; 150(1):131-138.
Evidence-based practice 20, no. 9 (2017): 13.