Recent studies and posts in nephronpower have shown the importance of lung ultrasound in clinical care in nephrology. A recent letter in Kidney International by our fellow and faculty highlight this important skill as part of training for both fellows and faculty.
While renal sonography might be more sophisticated imaging technique requiring more training, lung sonograms should become part of your physical examination. It should help one assess volume status better.
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