Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Hill Country Veterinary Specialists and FASTVet.com, Spicewood, TX, USA; Oncura Partners, Fort Worth, TX, USA. Electronic address:
Please verify if FAST should be expanded at first use - "focused assessment with sonography for trauma"?: Global FAST consists of abdominal FAST, thoracic FAST, and Vet BLUE combined as a single point-of-care ultrasound examination used as an extension of the physical examination. By applying its unbiased set of 15 data imaging points, information is gained while avoiding image interpretation errors, such as satisfaction of search error and confirmation bias error, through selective POCUS imaging. Moreover, Global FAST is used for integrating information from both cavities, rapidly screening for the Hs and Ts of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and staging localized versus disseminated disease, helpful diagnostically and prognostically for patient work-up. Read More