Positive Free Fluid on Bladder FAST exam - Sagittal POCUS View

You perform a FAST on this patient s/p MVA. Where does free fluid tend to collect in the pelvis relative to the bladder?

Resolution: Superior. This is a sagittal view of the bladder. Top of the screen (where transducer in contact with patient) ANTERIOR, bottom of the screen POSTERIOR. L of screen (where indicator points toward) CEPHALAD, R of screen CAUDAD. Pelvis fluid tends to collect superiorly.

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Meghan Kelly Herbst, MD
UCONN Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine. Ultrasound Fellowship Yale 2011. Family, patients, education, running = my life. https://twitter.com/EUSmkh | https://www.instagram.com/eus_mkh/

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