Chest and Abdomen Trauma

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate for commonly overlooked but important chest and abdomen injuries.
2. What to do if there is no CT available and you suspect an intraabdominal orintrathoracic injury.
3. Is that pelvis x-ray and digital rectal exam really needed?

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

Robert W. Kilgo, MD, FACEP, RDMS, Attending Physician, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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