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Evolution of Point-Of-Care Ultrasound in Surgical Management

  • William A. Teeter
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    Corresponding author.
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    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Program in Trauma and Critical Care, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 S. Greene Street, T1R51, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
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  • Thomas Scalea
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    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, Program in Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S. Greene Street, T1R51, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
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      The focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) examination is now common practice in the initial evaluation of trauma patients.

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