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BET 1 USING ULTRASOUND TO DETECT PERITONEAL FLUID IN A PREGNANT PATIENT WITH ABDOMINAL TRAUMA

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Report by: Helene Svinos, Medical Student

Search checked by: Anna O’Malley, Medical Student

Institution: University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether focused ultrasound scanning can detect peritoneal fluid in pregnant patients suffering blunt abdominal trauma. Three papers presented evidence addressing the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these papers are shown in table 1. The clinical bottom line is that although focused ultrasound scanning can detect peritoneal free fluid …

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