Clinical Observation

For patients presenting atypically with suspicion for appendicitis, clinical observation in the emergency department with serial abdominal examinations has proven to be a valuable diagnostic adjunct in clarifying evolving cases of appendicitis. 1 20 Emergency physicians and surgical consultants can both use this option to select the best course of care; emergency physicians can avert inappropriate discharge of a patient and subsequent return with a worsening course, while surgeons can avoid performing unnecessary appendectomies.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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