Among the topics are vascular access techniques, oxygen supplementation and respiratory sampling techniques, abdominocentesis and diagnostic peritoneal lavage, central venous pressure, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
What does DPL stand for?
DPL stands for Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
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Imaging and diagnostic studies useful in the case of spontaneous intra-abdominal hemorrhage include contrast-enhanced CT (4,6-10), CTA (1,4,10) (with arterial or arterial and venous phase contrast), ultrasonography (4,7,9,10) (less useful), diagnostic peritoneal lavage (7), and conventional angiography (7,9,10).
1,4) Diagnostic peritoneal lavage can aid in the diagnosis when blood, food particles, or turbid or bilious fluid is aspirated.
It covers vascular access techniques, nutritional support, thoracocentesis and thoracostomy tube placement, oxygen supplementation, urinary catheter placement, urohydropulsion, antepubic temporary cystostomy catheter placement, abdominocentesis and diagnostic peritoneal lavage, pericardiocentesis, central venous pressure, and the aforesaid list of supplies, including catheters, drugs, syringes and placement supplies.
Diagnostic peritoneal lavage has fallen out of favor because, while it is sensitive for intraperitoneal bleeding, it is invasive and does not predict outcome or the need for laparotomy.
adults * Using and interpreting the FAST examination * Evaluating the use of diagnostic peritoneal lavage * Reviewing guidelines for the care of pediatric head injuries * Diagnosing and treating spinal cord injury and thoracic trauma * Providing specialized pediatric orthopedic care For more information visit http://www.
FAST has largely supplanted diagnostic peritoneal lavage for blunt trauma assessment.
6,7) The original indication was to detect haemoperitoneum in the emergency department (ED), thereby offering a non-invasive alternative to diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) and also expediting time-critical surgical management for trauma patients.