Monthly Archives: December 2014

‘Tis the Season

It’s flu season…how can you tell if your patient presenting with cough and fever has pneumonia? 1. The Clinical Exam: decreased air entry on one side? crackles? dullness to percussion? increased tactile fremitus? whispered pectoriloquy? egophony? (yikes) 2. The CXR: there may be some fluffy white stuff? Keep calm, there is a tool that can […]