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Jul 20, 2017

This podcast covers Chapter 93 of Rosen's 8th Edition Emergency Medicine (or Chapter 83 if you've got the new-shiny 9th edition).

All hail to the appendix. The pluto of our organs.

  1. List 8 ddx for appendicitis
  2. List 5 causes of acute appendiceal obstruction and describe the pathophysiology of appendicitis including pain location
  3. List 5 PEX findings in appendicitis. Describe how the presentation of appendicitis is different in peds, pregnant women, and elderly.
  4. List 2 advantages and disadvantages each for CT and US in the diagnosis of appendicitis. What is the sensitivity/specificity of ↑WBC
  5. Describe a clinical pathway for the diagnosis and management of appendicitis.
  6. When are antibiotics indicated?

 

 

Wisecracks:

1) Which patient groups present atypically

2) Describe the Alvarado Score and the Ped for Appendicitis

3) What are U/S findings of appendicitis?

 

 

 

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