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Title Essential US for trauma : E-FAST / Mauro Zago, editor.

Published Milan : Springer, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Ultrasound for acute care surgeons
Ultrasound for acute care surgeons.
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Basic physics, instrumentation and knobology -- 2 E-FAST protocol: Introduction and focused questions -- 3 Abdominal views: Anatomy, Techniques, Scanning tips and tricks, abnormal images -- 4Thoracic views: Anatomy, Techniques, Scanning Tips and Tricks, Abnormal Images -- 5Including EFAST in Trauma Algorithm: When? What to do next? -- 6 The role of EFAST in Comprehensive US Trauma Management (ABCDE-US) Facing Clinical Scenarios -- 7 Pre-Hospital US in Trauma: Role and Tips -- 8CEUS-FAST: What is it? .
Summary E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Zago, Mauro, editor.
Subject Ultrasonic imaging.
Wounds and injuries -- Diagnosis.
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
Electronic books.
ISBN 9788847052741 (electronic bk.)
8847052742 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-88-470-5274-1