Starting the FAST

FAST - Focused Assessment With Sonography In Trauma

  • The first integrated POCUS
  • Used to be “focused abdominal sonography in trauma”
  • >>> Now Focused Assessment with Sonography in trauma
  • Includes peritoneal, pelvic, thoracic, and pericardial spaces
  • Looking for fluid, presumed to be blood, in these sites
FAST exam


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uStat: False | db:0 | cc: US | tar: False | pu:False | #upl:0 | em: | disable: False

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