Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST): results from an international consensus conference.

@article{Scalea1999FocusedAW,
  title={Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST): results from an international consensus conference.},
  author={Thomas M. Scalea and A. Rodr{\'i}guez and William C. Chiu and Frederick D. Brenneman and William F. Fallon and K Kato and Mark Mckenney and Michael Nerlich and Mims Gage Ochsner and Hiroshi Yoshii},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          466-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assemble an international panel of experts to develop consensus recommendations on selected important issues on the use of ultrasonography (US) in trauma care. SETTING R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Md. The conference was held on December 4, 1997. PARTICIPANTS A committee of two co-directors and eight faculty members, in the disciplines of surgery and emergency medicine, representing four nations. Each faculty member had… Expand
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