Bedside Ultrasonography as an Adjunct to Routine Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis in the Emergency Department

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Lam, Samuel H.F.; Grippo, Anthony; Kerwin, Christopher; Konicki, P. John; Lambert, Michael J.; Goodwine, Diana;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 15,issue 7,pages808-815issn: 1936-900X, eissn: 1936-9018
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.9.21491, pmc: PMC4251223
  • Subject: R | emergency medicine, ultrasonography, appendicitis | Medicine | Original Research | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9 | Technology in Emergency Care
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Introduction: Appendicitis is a common condition presenting to the emergency department (ED). Increasingly emergency physicians (EP) are using bedside ultrasound (BUS) as an adjunct diagnostic tool. Our objective is to investigate the test characteristics of BUS for the... View more
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