Q: (ACEP clinical policy) What is the diagnostic performance of diagnostic peritoneal lavage in diagnosing significant intra-abdominal injuries requiring intervention in blunt abdominal trauma?

ACEP Clinical Policies Committee, Clinical Policies Subcommittee on Acute Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Clinical policy: Critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute blunt abdominal trauma. Ann Emerg Med. Feb 2004;43(2):278-290. (LLSA 2006)


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