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Fig. 6 | Critical Ultrasound Journal

Fig. 6

From: The impact of heart, lung and diaphragmatic ultrasound on prediction of failed extubation from mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients: a prospective observational pilot study

Fig. 6

Lung ultrasound aeration scoring. The pattern and the extent of aeration defect is quantified as follows: A normally aerated or fewer than 3 B-lines scored 1; multiple discrete B-lines scored 2; multiple and fused B-lines scored 3; unaerated consolidated lung scored 4; unaerated consolidation with pleural effusion scored 5. Hence, the maximum score for each half was 5 and the maximum score for the posterior zone was 5

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