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A Study to Improve the FAST Ultrasound Exam

2016-12-13 19:23:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This research study aims to improve the standard exam called Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST). The FAST exam is an ultrasound test used to identify an abdominal bleed. The study will see if having patients roll on their right side improves the FAST exam. Making the FAST exam better can help trauma doctors save the lives of patients with bleeding.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hemoperitoneum

Intervention

Fast exam

Location

The Guthrie Clinic
Sayre
Pennsylvania
United States
18840

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

The Guthrie Clinic

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-13T19:23:49-0500

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