Author(s): Slawinski, C. G. V.; O'Reilly, D. A.
Source: British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460); Nov 2017; vol. 78 (no. 11)
Publication Date: Nov 2017
Publication Type(s): Academic Journal
Available at British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460) - from MAG Online Library
Abstract:The article discusses a practical guide for the management of the surgical emergency called acute pancreatitis, which covers the focus on early diagnosis and exclusion of differential diagnoses when making initial assessment and investigation, ensuring pain relief, and being clear on the goals of initial management.
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