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Abstracts for APEM session, Wednesday 16 September 13.45–15.15, Read Lecture Theatre
Not so FAST? Focused assessment with sonography for trauma in paediatrics
  1. M. Vaidya,
  2. H. Gill,
  3. S. Vaidya,
  4. S. Phelps,
  5. N. Edmonds
  1. Barts & the London Children's Hospital

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    Background

    Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) is a routine screening tool in trauma. Limited data exist on the use of FAST in paediatric trauma. It has been suggested that the number of normal CT scans may be decreased with the use of rapid FAST, thereby reducing cost and …

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