Clinical Pathway for Emergency Department Management of Patients With Bariatric Surgery Complications
August 14, 2019
Posted by Andy Jagoda, MD in: Algorithms , trackback
As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department postoperatively.
The most common complaints in these patients are abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, though each of the surgical procedures will present with specific complications, and management will vary according to the surgical procedure performed. Computed tomography is often the primary imaging modality, though it has it limits, and plain film imaging is appropriate in some cases.
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