focused assessment with sonography for trauma


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focused assessment with sonography for trauma

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FAST.

The use of rapid ultrasound screening of the injured patient to identify major internal injuries, such as free fluid in the peritoneum or pericardium or pneumothorax.
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Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) was negative with capillary refill less than 2 seconds.
The use of the focused assessment with sonography for trauma in blunt abdominal trauma for the recognition of hemoperitoneum is well established with high specificity, but it is not sufficient to exclude parenchymal injuries, as the parenchymal injury may present without hemoperitoneum.
Focused assessment with sonography for trauma detected free fluid in most of high-grade solid abdominal visceral injuries (37 of 39 patients).
In the evaluation of trauma, a majority of patients undergo a focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) exam or CT scan to evaluate for intra-abdominal bleeding and/or solid organ injury.
Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) is indicated in intraperitoneal hemorrhages and intraparenchymal morphology of the spleen [7, 8].
A focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) exam was positive in the right upper quadrant (Figure 1(a)).
Chest radiographs and FAST (focused assessment with sonography for trauma) examination were normal.
"Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma" (FAST) is a method to detect intraperitoneal fluid in an emergency setting.
Role of focused assessment with sonography for trauma as a screening tool for blunt abdominal trauma in young children after high energy trauma.
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