oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE): South Africa, 2011 : refresher course
|Article Title||Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE): South Africa, 2011 : refresher course|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||34 - 35|
|Keyword(s)||University of the Free State|
Erik Sloth from Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark, proposed Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) in 2004. In 2010, there was a revision of the FATE protocol to include an extended FATE examination (extended views) by his group. FATE is a rapid and systematic protocol for cardiopulmonary screening and monitoring. Many other models and protocols have been described.
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