Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2016; 48: Suppl. 60, abstract number.
PG2 Advanced thoracic ultrasoundPostgraduate CourseChairs:
John Wrightson (Oxford, United Kingdom), Jouke T. Annema (Amsterdam, Netherlands)Aims:
To provide a solid theoretical framework for physicians wishing to develop their ultrasound skills; to encourage evidence-based practice, where possible; to highlight the utility of thoracic ultrasound beyond identification of pleural fluid, to include assessment of other thoracic structures; to demonstrate that, after suitable training, physicians may safely perform thoracic interventions (including image-guided pleural biopsies); and to complement the Thoracic Ultrasound Educational Skills Workshop.Target audience:
Clinician, Respiratory physician, Trainee, Pulmonologist, Fellow, Radiologist, Resident, Respiratory therapist, Thoracic surgeon, Cardiologist, Oncologist
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