JC: Antibiotics or Surgery for appendicitis.

Appendicitis is a common problem in the emergency department, and for many years the standard of care has been to perform surgery to resolve it. When I trained in surgery (before transferring to EM) this was typically done as an open procedure. These days less invasive laparascopic techniques are more common, but it’s still an … Continue reading JC: Antibiotics or Surgery for appendicitis.