Tagged ‘FAST’


Initial Trauma Assessment

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This post dives into the basics of the initial trauma evaluation.
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Journal Review

The Predictive Ability of the FAST Examination in Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

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Resuscitative thoracotomy (RT) performed in the Emergency Department (ED) is a potentially life-saving procedure in patients with traumatic cardiac arrest. However, the procedure does have the potential to harm providers (i.e.
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