In this comprehensive overview of evaluating abdominal pain, using an approach that relies on the likelihood of disease, patient history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and imaging studies, you will hear the latest evidence. In this recorded session, Patrick will discuss situations that are emergent, may be life threatening, and may require surgical intervention, including acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, abdominal aortic aneurysm and more. The unique needs in geriatric patients with abdominal pain will also be covered.
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|Manual - Wake Up the Surgeon! Acute Abdominal Pain Can't Miss Diagnoses (2.2 MB)||26 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Patrick Heagey, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor at West Chester University in the Physician Assistant Program. His specialty is Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care.
Financial: Patrick Heagey has employment relationships with West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Paoli Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Patrick Heagey is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Physician Assistant Education Association.
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