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Clinical Pathway for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Our recent issue¬†Acute Appendicitis…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Delayed or missed diagnosis…

Clinical Flowchart for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Appendicitis is the most common condition in children requiring emergency abdominal surgery. Delayed or missed diagnosis…

What’s Your Diagnosis? 11-year-old boy with acute abdominal pain

But before we begin, check out if you got last month’s case right, about the 8-year-old…

Test Your Knowledge Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery

As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department…

Clinical Pathway for Emergency Department Management of Patients With Bariatric Surgery Complications

As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department…

Test Your Knowledge on Assessing Abdominal Pain

Patients with abdominal pain are common in the ED, but you need a strategy for quickly…

From the author of the very first issue of Emergency Medicine Practice

Stephen Colucciello, MD, FACEP Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine-Charlotte Campus,…

Clinical Pathway for Patients Aged < 50 Years With Abdominal Pain

The management of abdominal pain has changed significantly in the past 20 years, with increasing emphasis…

68-year-old woman presents with severe abdominal pain

Case Recap: As you begin your shift, a 68-year-old woman presents with severe abdominal pain. She…