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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Abstract

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
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Loke, P., Tantoco, J., Ferguson, P. R. B., Heloury, Y., Kimber, C. P., Oakley, E., & Cheng, W. (2012). Accuracy of inter-hospital paediatric appendicitis referrals. EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 24(4), 414 - 419. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01577.x
Loke, Paxton ; Tantoco, Joselito ; Ferguson, Peter Robert Buchanan ; Heloury, Yves ; Kimber, Chris P ; Oakley, Ed ; Cheng, Wei. / Accuracy of inter-hospital paediatric appendicitis referrals. In: EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2012 ; Vol. 24, No. 4. pp. 414 - 419.
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Accuracy of inter-hospital paediatric appendicitis referrals. / Loke, Paxton; Tantoco, Joselito; Ferguson, Peter Robert Buchanan; Heloury, Yves; Kimber, Chris P; Oakley, Ed; Cheng, Wei.

In: EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2012, p. 414 - 419.

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