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                 Abdominal prehospital ultrasound impacts treatment decisions in a Dutch helicopter emergency medical service 163
Prehospital abdominal ultrasound examinations performed by the Nijmegen HEMS impacts patient care in 12.6% of cases. This justifies its continued prehospital use. Low sensitivity should encourage health care providers to remain vigilant in case of negative PHUS and to consider repeating the examination. PHUS is gaining ground, and we are convinced that future scientific efforts should be directed in this way.
R. Ketelaars and J. J. M. Holtslag contributed equally to the manuscript.

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