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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Chapter 4 - The extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma (E-FAST)

from Section 2 - Diagnostic ultrasound

Selected references

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Corbett, S. W., Andrews, H. G., Baker, E. M., et al. (2000) ED evaluation of the pediatric trauma patient by ultrasonography. Am J Emerg Med 18: 244–9.
Damewood, S., Jeanmonod, D., Cadigan, B. (2011) Comparison of a multimedia simulator to a human model for teaching FAST exam image interpretation and image acquisition. Acad Emerg Med 18: 413–19.
Fox, J. C., Boysen, M., Gharahbaghian, L., et al. (2011) Test characteristics of focused assessment of sonography for trauma for clinically significant abdominal free fluid in pediatric blunt abdominal trauma. Acad Emerg Med 18(5): 477–82.
Holmes, J. F., Gladman, A., Chang, C. H. (2007) Performance of abdominal ultrasonography in pediatric blunt trauma patients: a meta-analysis. J Ped Surg 42: 1588–94.
Melniker, L. A., Leibner, E., McKenney, M. G., et al. (2006) Randomized controlled clinical trial of point-of-care, limited untrasonography for trauma in the emergency department: the first sonography outcomes assessment program trial. Am Emerg Med 48(3): 227–35.
Scalea, T. M., Rodriguez, A., Chiu, W. C., et al. (1999) Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST): results from an international consensus conference. J Trauma 46(3): 466–72.
Soudack, M., Epelman, M., Maor, R., et al. (2004) Experience with focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) in 313 pediatric patients. J Clin Ultrasound 32(2): 53–61.
Suthers, S. E., Albrecht, R., Foley, D., et al. (2004) Surgeon-directed ultrasound for trauma is a predictor of intra-abdominal injury in children. Am Surg 70: 164–8.
Wilkerson, R. G., Stone, M. B. (2010) Sensitivity of bedside ultrasound and supine anteroposterior chest radiograph for the identification of pneumothorax after blunt trauma. Acad Emerg Med 17(1): 11–17.