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lunes, 21 de diciembre de 2015

151026 The Acute Abdominal Pain in Emergency Medicine

Milanka Krämer (R1 MFyC) presented the topic "acute abdominal pain in emergency medicine". With reference to a clinical case, she summarized how approach the image of abdominal pain.

Key points:
  1. Acute abdominal pain: sudden, severe abdominal pain with more than 50 differential diagnoses is a systematic approach absolutely necessary.
  2. Analgesics: the use of pain killers do not increase the risk for a wrong diagnosis. Treatment and should be applied if necessary.
  3. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: we should maintain ploodpresure systolic 50-100 mmhm, limit fluid resuscitation to 500ml.

Some comments on presentation by Jonathan McFarland:

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