TITLE

Surgical Residents and Ultrasound Technician Accuracy and Cost-effectiveness of Ultrasound in Trauma

AUTHOR(S)
FREZZA, ERMENEGILDO ELDO; FERONE, TERRY; MARTIN, MARCEL
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the accuracy of the Focused Abdominal Sonogram for Trauma as an important evaluative tool for trauma victims. Contribution of computed tomography scan in diagnosis; Tests implemented to determine accuracy; Results of the test.
ACCESSION #
1631577

 

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