TITLE

Increased efficiency and cost-effectiveness in the evaluation of the blunt abdominal trauma patient with the use of ultrasound

AUTHOR(S)
Arrillaga, Abenamar; Graham, Robin; York, John W.; Miller, Richard S.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares efficiency and cost-effectiveness between ultrasound, computed tomography and diagnostic peritoneal lavage in evaluating suspected blunt abdominal trauma in Greenville, South Carolina. Time to disposition assessment; Sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of the procedure; Health care interventions assessment in a clinical and policy perspective.
ACCESSION #
1459544

 

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