3. Recommended eFAST Exam Sequence

Recommended eFAST Exam Sequence

There are many different sequences and variations that are described in the literature. Choose a sequence that works for you and make sure to perform it the same way each time so you don’t forget any of the views.

This is the order of the eFAST exam views that we perform at our institution and that we recommend:

  1. Right Upper Quadrant View (RUQ)
  2. Left Upper Quadrant View (LUQ)
  3. Pelvic View
  4. Cardiac View (Parasternal Long Axis or Subxiphoid)
  5. Lungs (Right and Left)