CT scan can improve treatment when appendicitis suspected in ER
Posted Oct 01 2008 4:12pm
ARRS.org - CT scans change the initial treatment plans of emergency physicians in over 25 percent of patients with suspected appendicitis, according to a study performed at the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
During the study 100 adult patients admitted to the ER for symptoms of appendicitis were evaluated. The treatment plans [...]