Sonographers perform remote lung ultrasounds using Skype & iPhone

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Common immediate life-threatening conditions such as apnea (APN) and pneumothorax (PTX) can be easily ruled out by performing an ultrasound that visualizes a respiratory motion known as lung sliding (LS). Institutions from around the world collaborated on a study that assessed how economically and practically this information could be obtained remotely over a cellular network.


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