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Table 3 Total scan time per protocol when performing telementored ultrasound

From: Offshore telementored ultrasound: a quality assessment study

ExaminationNumber of scanning positionsNTotal scan time
FATE62224 min 15 s
FAST41481 min 20 s
Lungs2a740 min 32 s
  1. The protocol including lungs is called extended FAST
  2. FATE focus assessed transthoracic echocardiography protocol, FAST focused assessment with sonography for trauma
  3. aScanning of each lung to identify lung sliding at the pleural line. The total scan time of the lungs does not include the M-mode scan, n number of scans