This week’s episode is brought to you by medical student, Megan Spafford from the University of Saskatchewan, who will be discussing how to approach and acute abdomen.
After listening to this podcast you should be able to:
Define the term "acute abdomen "
Review the clinical presentation and diagnostic approach to patients presenting with
acute abdominal pain
Discuss critical aspects that may influence the management and timing of management
of patients with an acute abdomen.
List the differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain
Develop an appropriate plan for the management of patients with acute abdominal pain