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F.A.S.T. general

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What is FAST used to identify? INTRA-PERITONEAL HAEMORRHAGE and PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE
What does FAST stand for?FOCUSSED ASSESSMENT with SONOGRAPHY of TRAUMA
What are the four AREAS of FAST scanning?Perihepatic (+ hepato-renal space), Perisplenic, Pericardium and Pelvis
What should be performed before the FAST scan? Advanced trauma life support survey (ABCs)
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