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COORDINATORS: AMY HUGHES AND GAVIN LLOYD

Theme: Acute abdominal presentations

QUESTION 1

Which of the following statements regarding adults presenting to the emergency department with acute abdominal pain are true?

  1. A positive Murphy’s sign has a positive likelihood ratio of approximately 10 for acute cholecystitis.

  2. Serum lipase is more sensitive …

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