eFAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma) to look for haemothorax, pneumothorax, haemoperitoneum and haemopericardium
Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound Essentials course with a video demonstrating the EFAST examination to identify pneumothorax.
The scope of ultrasound in trauma; the evolution of point-of-care Ultrasound in Trauma, and the FAST examination with Resa Lewiss
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma - Abdominal Scan from Vancouver POCUS
A 22 year old male presents 1 week post football injury to his left upper quadrant. He complains of abdominal pain, presyncope on standing and is pale and tachycardic although maintaining a normal blood pressure.
A Q&A approach to the decision making in the emergency management of blunt abdominal trauma. Do you know when to go straight to the operating theatre, the CT scanner or to hold FAST... What if you suspect a coexistent pelvic fracture or traumatic brain injury?
the case. an elderly male is bought to ED following a high-speed motor vehicle accident having driven his car into a tree at ~100 km He is complaining of severe chest pain & trouble breathing.