A prospective evaluation of the use of emergency department computed tomography for suspected acute appendicitis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Appendicitis
  • Diagnostic Errors
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • The ability of CT to predict AA is dependent on the interpretative skill of the individual interpreting the images. Widespread use of CT in the evaluation of patients for AA should be implemented with caution until institution-specific protocols are validated.

publication date

  • December 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12593710

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 205

end page

  • 11; discussion 211-4

volume

  • 2

number

  • 3