Emergency Departments

Emergency Departments are for life or limb threatening emergencies, not 24 hour open access to a Doctor. You wouldn’t consult a cardiologist for a skin complaint, don’t consult Emergency Departments for anything other than emergencies.

 

Appendicitis Clinical Decision Rules

 

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In Appendicitis, NOTHING is better than your clinical experience and acumen and when the surgeon asks you what the WBC is, remember…’The WBC count still is the Last Bastion of the Intellectually Destitute!’