Purpose Traumatic injuries constitute a major risk for patients in emergency units. Point-of-care ultrasound may be a determinant in reducing the deleterious impact of complications and in prognosis. Methods We describe the case of a 28-year-old female who reported cranial trauma, abdominal and thoracic trauma, and suspected bilateral fracture of the femur. Results Ultrasound was useful for evaluating and monitoring multiple organ failure. Conclusion Combining cost-effective advantages with bedside real-time imaging, ...
Springer International Publishing
16 May 2017
Journal of Ultrasound