Abdominal Pain

Resources to Review Prior to Conference

Arrow - Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives

Goals
  • Trainee will demonstrate competence in the initial evaluation and basic management of patients with abdominal pain

Objectives

Trainee will be able to:

  • List and describe classic features of common life- and organ-threatening diagnoses:

    • Aortic Aneurysm

    • Appendicitis

    • Biliary Tract Infections

    • Bowel Obstructions

    • Ectopic Pregnancy

    • Mesenteric Ischemia

    • Pancreatitis

    • Testicular/Ovarian Torsion

  • Name the imaging modalities of choice for each of the above conditions

    • Describe the risks, benefits, and limitations of each imaging modality 

  • Name and describe high-risk groups, including how the workup and treatment of these patients differs from that of the general population

Arrow - Additional Resources

Additional Resources

General

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

 

Appendicitis

 

Biliary Tract Infections

 

Bowel Obstructions

 

Ectopic Pregnancy

 

Mesenteric Ischemia

 

Pancreatitis

 

Testicular Torsion

 

Ovarian Torsion

 

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