Blunt abdominal trauma.

  title={Blunt abdominal trauma.},
  author={Bernard R. Boulanger and Barry A. McLellan},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={14 1},
Assessment and management of patients with blunt abdominal trauma remains a challenge for emergency physicians. The spectrum of injury ranges from the trivial to the catastrophic and the initial assessment, resuscitation, and investigation of patients with abdominal trauma must be individualized. This article covers the important aspects of patient history and physical examination and addresses the relevant investigative tools available. An approach to the assessment of patients with abdominal… CONTINUE READING

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