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The investigators are studying prospectively the difference in axilo-rectal temperature in patients with acute appendicitis and using as a control group patients consulting with acute gastroenteritis at our emergency unit.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Observation and measurement of axilo-rectal temperature
Hospital de La Serena - Emergency Unit
Cirujanos la Serena
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T12:00:00-0400
Computed tomography (CT) scan using intravenous contrast (CT IV) as the sole type of contrast material, was studied as one method of evaluating children with suspected appendicitis. We fe...
prospective study to collect data of patients with appendicitis, not receiving operation
The purpose of this study is to determine if antibiotic treatment of appendicitis is an option compared to surgery. The investigators' hypothesis is that a majority of patients with append...
The purpose of this study is to compare IV contrast only vs. IV and oral contrast Computed Tomography (CT) for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adult patients in our emergency depart...
A diagnostic laparoscopy is frequently used to confirm the diagnosis of appendicitis. However, laparoscopic criteria for determining appendicitis are not defined. If there is any doubt abo...
OBJECTIVE To compare axillary and rectal temperature measurements obtained with a digital thermometer for Beagles in a temperature- and humidity-controlled environment. ANIMALS 26 healthy Beagles (17 ...
This paper proposed a simple non-intrusive oil temperature measurement method to overcome the shortcomings of the traditional intrusive one. The heat transmission model between outer and inner tube wa...
The aim of this study was to investigate stable and valid measurement sites of skin temperatures as a non-invasive variable to predict deep-body temperature while wearing firefighters' personal protec...
Precise temperature measurement is essential in a wide range of applications in the medical environment, however the regarding the problem of temperature measurement inside a simple incubator, neither...
Determination of the severity of appendicitis and differentiation between complicated and uncomplicated appendicitis are clinically important. Severe appendicitis frequently affects extraperitoneal sp...
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
Medicated dosage forms that are designed to be inserted into the rectal, vaginal, or urethral orifice of the body for absorption. Generally, the active ingredients are packaged in dosage forms containing fatty bases such as cocoa butter, hydrogenated oil, or glycerogelatin that are solid at room temperature but melt or dissolve at body temperature.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
The act of regarding attentively and studying facts and occurrences, gathering data through analyzing, measuring, and drawing conclusions, with the purpose of applying the observed information to theoretical assumptions. Observation as a scientific method in the acquisition of knowledge began in classical antiquity; in modern science and medicine its greatest application is facilitated by modern technology. Observation is one of the components of the research process.
Measurement of the regional temperature of the body or an organ by infrared sensing devices, based on self-emanating infrared radiation.