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Question: Our physician did ultrasounds when trying to evaluate a patient for blunt chest and blunt abdominal trauma in the ER. The ultrasound was mainly done to rule out free intra-abdominal and pericardial fluid. On ultrasound examination, the hepatorenal space, splenorenal space, kidneys (left and right), liver, bladder, and heart were visualized. There was no free fluid seen during the examination. [...]

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