M Smethhurst

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate non-radiologist performed emergency ultrasound for the detection of haemoperitoneum after abdominal trauma in a British accident and emergency department. METHODS Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) was performed during the primary survey on adult patients triaged to the resuscitation room with suspected abdominal(More)
AIMS To evaluate thoracic ultrasound for the detection of haemothorax in patients with thoracic trauma against established investigations. METHODS Thoracic ultrasound was performed as an extension of the standard focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) protocol used at the Queen's Medical Centre for the assessment of adult patients with torso(More)
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