Introduction to Abdominal Exam

For a detailed walkthrough of abdominal examination, please see the Abdominal Examination article INTRODUCTION… ·         Wash hands ·         Check patient name/DOB/hospital number ·         Introduce- “My name is…” ·         Consent – Explain what your going...

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Intussusception

Introduction This is a condition where-by one piece of bowel will ‘telescope’ inside another piece, resulting in obstruction, and sometimes ischaemia. Usually it is a piece of proximal bowel passing inside a more distal...

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