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Can Surgical Registrars Accurately Identify the Urgent from the Non-Urgent Patient Presenting with Acute Abdominal Pain?

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Summary of "Can Surgical Registrars Accurately Identify the Urgent from the Non-Urgent Patient Presenting with Acute Abdominal Pain?"

Acute abdominal pain is a common surgical presentation with a wide range of causes. Differentiating urgent patients from non-urgent patients is important to optimise patient outcomes and the use of hospital resources. The aim of this study was to determine how accurately urgent and non-urgent patients presenting with abdominal pain can be identified.

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Name: European surgical research. Europaische chirurgische Forschung. Recherches chirurgicales europeennes
ISSN: 1421-9921
Pages: 24-30

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