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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 793437, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/793437
Research Article

Emergency Ultrasound Predicting the Need for Therapeutic Laparotomy among Blunt Abdominal Trauma Patients in a Sub-Saharan African Hospital

1Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
2Department of Radiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
3Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Received 27 June 2013; Revised 19 December 2013; Accepted 3 January 2014; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editor: Rade B. Vukmir

Copyright © 2014 P. C. M. Musiitwa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

P. C. M. Musiitwa, M. Galukande, S. Bugeza, H. Wanzira, and R. Wangoda, “Emergency Ultrasound Predicting the Need for Therapeutic Laparotomy among Blunt Abdominal Trauma Patients in a Sub-Saharan African Hospital,” Emergency Medicine International, vol. 2014, Article ID 793437, 7 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/793437