David Partrick, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Appendicitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has appendicitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal pediatric surgical emergency. There are approximately 70,000 cases of pediatric appendicitis each year. Despite its frequency, appendicitis remains a diagnostic challenge when patients do not present…

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