Trauma of the Chest and Abdomen

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 30 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate for commonly overlooked but important chest and abdomen injuries.

2. Describe what to do if there is no CT available and you suspect an intraabdominal or intrathoracic injury.

3. Differentiate when pelvis x-ray and digital rectal exam are needed.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Donald Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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