Fire Lab Seminar Series - Novel Use of Ultrasound for Rapid Field Assessment of Lung Injury in Fire Fighters with Wildland Smoke Inhalation


This seminar is part of the 2022-2023 Missoula Fire Lab Seminar Series.

Presenter: Dr. Kenton Gregory, Director OHSU Center for Regenerative Medicine

Research and technology development assessing the immediate and direct effect of wildfire smoke on the lungs of firefighters in the field using a new hand held, quick touch ultrasound that can give immediate point of care assessment of potential lung injury. This topic is receiving a lot a attention appropriately, as wildfire smoke has become the number one cause of air pollution the last couple years in the western United States.

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Oct 27, 2022 11:00 am to 12:00 pm