Costal landmarks of the lung and pleura inferior margins

In this video we share a quick Jovicagram or mnemonic to jog your memory the next time someone asks:

What rib does the inferior margin of the pleura cross in the mid-axillary line!?!? (Note: During your actual experience of this there may be more or less ‘?’ and ‘!’) Start with 6 and add by 2 and in a few seconds you’ll have mapped out the inferior margins of both the lung and pleura.
A jovicagram is a diagram that simplifies complex structures or concepts down to simplistic sketch




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