Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Kids' Pneumonia

Lung ultrasounds are the way to go when diagnosing pneumonia in children. They offer a safer and effective alternative to the traditional x-rays since it does not expose the children to radiation. The ultrasound equipment is also portable and will be best for the developing world where 75 percent of the population does not have access to x-ray equipment.

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Mike Dilkes ENT is based in Central, North, East and South London. Most of our consultations and treatments are carried out either at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth or The London Independent Hospital. The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of London's biggest and most prestigious private hospitals.

It is in St Johns's Wood, a leafy area of the west end, just north of Harley Street and Regent's Park. The London Independent Hospital is in Stepney Green, hidden away just behind Mile End Road, just to the East of the City of London. Formally The London Jewish Hospital, it is a purpose built modern building with full facilities, beautifully appointed rooms, state of the art laser systems and, in case anything goes wrong (it really shouldn't), a fully covered Consultant 24 hour ward and Intensive Care presence - the only private hospital in London to have this.