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Acute abdomen

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On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:

Recognise an acute abdomen in general practice > http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/503.html

Utilise history and examination as the key clinical tools in the assessment of an acute abdomen > http://emet.learnem.net.au/acute-abdominal-pain/

Recall the causes and management of an acute abdomen > http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/acute-abdomen

Recognise and manage an acute abdomen in a child > http://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/Abdominal_pain/

 

Points for discussion

What are the red flags in the presentation of acute abdominal pain?

What are the commonly missed diagnoses in the presentation of acute abdominal pain?

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