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Tag EFAST
SMACC 2019 red clinical critical care 340

Ultrasound in Trauma

The scope of ultrasound in trauma; the evolution of point-of-care Ultrasound in Trauma, and the FAST examination with Resa Lewiss
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 004

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.
Trauma Tribulation 340 256

Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Decision Making

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?

don’t jump the gun…

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.