Gastrointestinal Emergencies – Acute Abdominal Pain (Case Study)
Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Perform a differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain utilizing evidence-based recommendations and guidelines, including Choosing Wisely criteria for diagnostic imaging modalities.
2. Provide initial management plan for a patient presenting to the ED or UC with acute abdominal pain.
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Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP – Faculty Physician, St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Grand Junction, Colorado
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