Tag: appendicitis

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

JC: Does every appendicitis need admission? St.Emlyn’s

In recent years there have been great efforts amongst researchers in improving the diagnosis of appendicitis in the ED. A range of clinical risk scores, biomarkers and imaging techniques have been tested to improve our

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