A/Prof Francis Lee Chun Yue

A/Prof Francis Lee Chun Yue

Emergency Medicine

Senior Consultant

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Acute & Emergency Care Centre

Role of Pulmonary Ultrasound in COVID-19 Infection

COVID-19 is the pandemic of the century, affecting lives and livelihoods. Majority of those infected has mild disease but significant numbers develop pulmonary infections leading morbidity and mortality. Overwhelmed by the surge of infection at the beginning of pandemic, countries like Italy, used pulmonary ultrasound extensively to assess and triage patients to matches the resources she had. This talk gives an up-to-date insight into the role of pulmonary ultrasound in COVID-19 infections.