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Blue Protocol Assessment

2020-01-15 10:26:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Acute dyspnea is a common disease in emergency medicine. Mortality remains high is estimated at 15%. One third of initial diagnoses before paraclinical examination are estimated to be inaccurate. Lung ultrasound is a quick and immediate examination. Also, it is provided and performed at the bedside. The " Blue protocol " was designed by Daniel A. Lichtenstein as a diagnostic aid in dyspneic patients. It allows to obtain a diagnostic in more than 90% of acute dyspnea. However there is no validation in emergency medicine.

The main purpose is to evaluate the interest of the " Blue protocol "in the management and orientation of the dyspneic patient

Study Design

Conditions

Dyspnea

Intervention

lung ultrasound

Location

CHU Amiens
Amiens
France
80054

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-01-15T10:26:54-0500

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