Assessment of abdominal trauma in adults

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Nicholas JM, Rix EP, Easley KA, et al. Changing patterns in the management of penetrating abdominal trauma: the more things change, the more they stay the same. J Trauma. 2003 Dec;55(6):1095-108. Abstract

Como JJ, Bokhari F, Chiu WC, et al. Practice management guidelines for selective nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal trauma. J Trauma. 2010 Mar;68(3):721-33.Full text  Abstract

Deunk J, Brink M, Dekker HM, et al. Routine versus selective computed tomography of the abdomen, pelvis, and lumbar spine in blunt trauma: a prospective evaluation. J Trauma. 2009 Apr;66(4):1108-17. Abstract

Brenchley J, Walker A, Sloan JP, et al. Evaluation of focussed assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) by UK emergency physicians. Emerg Med J. 2006 Jun;23(6):446-8.Full text  Abstract

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