Accuracy of inter-hospital paediatric appendicitis referrals

Paxton Loke, Joselito Tantoco, Peter Robert Buchanan Ferguson, Yves Heloury, Chris P Kimber, Ed Oakley, Wei Cheng

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Appendicitis is the most common paediatric surgical emergency. In our institution, the majority of inter-hospital transfers are for suspected appendicitis. We undertook an audit to assess the accuracy of the provisional diagnosis of the transferred cases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)414 - 419
Number of pages6
JournalEMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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