Prospective evaluation of surgeons' use of ultrasound in the evaluation of trauma patients.

@article{Rozycki1993ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of surgeons' use of ultrasound in the evaluation of trauma patients.},
  author={Grace S. Rozycki and Mims Gage Ochsner and J H Jaffin and Howard R. Champion},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1993},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={516-26; discussion 526-7}
}
Ultrasound diagnostic imaging has been demonstrated to be a valuable investigative tool in the evaluation of trauma patients in Europe and Japan. In the United States, however, ultrasound has not been widely used by trauma surgeons because of its lack of availability in the trauma resuscitation area and the associated cost and lack of full-time availability of a technician. In this prospective study, four attending trauma surgeons, four trauma fellows (PGY 6 and 7), and 25 surgical residents… CONTINUE READING