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Acute abdominal pain

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Evaluation of a patient with acute abdominal pain requires careful history, physical examination by skilled physician, in conjunction with selective diagnostic testing.  Common causes...

Trauma during pregnancy

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Presentation and Clinical FeaturesTrauma is a frequent event in pregnancy. Initial interventions are aimed at stabilization of mother according to advanced trauma life support...

Nose Bleeding and its management

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Epistaxis (or a more commonly known as nosebleeding) is the common occurrence of hemorrhage from the nose, usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils. There are...

Burns and their management

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Primary Survey:Initial Assessment: Mechanism of injury, inhalational injury; CO poisoning, associated injuries, patient’s age, and previous state of health, pre-hospital treatment.Physical examination: Airway, Breathing, Circulation. Removal of...

Management of Acute Appendicitis

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Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix. It is classified as a surgical emergency and many cases require removal of the inflamed appendix, either...

Abdominal Stab Injuries

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Emergency clinicians manage stab wound (SW) injuries now more than ever. This topic review will discuss the evaluation and management of abdominal stab wounds. Primary Survey: History: ...

Perforated Duodenal Ulcer: A Clinical Diagnosis

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 If a peptic ulcer perforates, air will leak from the inside of the gastrointestinal tract to the peritoneal cavity. This leads to "free gas"...

Renal Colic

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Diagnostic Points:The patient is in a state of agony.  He moves in the bed constantly to find relief in any posture, whereas in acute...