Emergency Medicine

CT deemed best test for adult appendicitis

Acute appendicitis can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms mirror those of other illnesses. Preoperative CT has been used increasingly to diagnose suspected cases since the introduction of multidetector CT.

Managing alcohol emergencies

Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP, shared tips for recognizing and treating alcohol withdrawal in emergency medicine situations at the 39th American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Meeting.

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