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Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.850.423
N04.590.874.500.500
Unique ID
D000077564
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077564
Scope Note
Rapid bedside ultrasound examination performed by medical personnel (surgeons, emergency physicians, paramedics and others), as a screening test for blood around the heart (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or abdominal organs (HEMOPERITONEUM) after trauma.
Entry Term(s)
Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma
FAST Exam
Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma
Focused Assessment Sonography
Focused Assessment with Sonography of Trauma
eFAST Exam
Previous Indexing
Ultrasonography (1999-2018)
Public MeSH Note
2019
History Note
2019
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/10/10
Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma Preferred
Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma Broader
Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma Narrower
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