Rural trauma


The FAST exam is an excellent tool for the rapid assessment of patients presenting with either blunt or penetrating traumatic injuries. We go through the various techniques this week with important landmarks and little tidbits of advice along the way – practice makes perfect!

Update on Rural Trauma (2018)

This presentation is for medical professionals and may have content not suitable for minors or non-medical viewers.

Corey Detlefs, MD, FACS presented Update on Rural Trauma in the Rapid Fire Session at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Dr. Detlefs is a Critical Care and Trauma Surgeon at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.

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