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Analgesia and assessment of abdominal pain
  1. Kevin Mackway-Jones,
  2. Magnus Harrison
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL

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    Report by Kevin Mackway-Jones, Consultant Search checked by Magnus Harrison Research Fellow

    Clinical scenario

    A 12 year old girl presents to the emergency department with “tummy ache”. The history and examination are suggestive of appendicitis. You call the surgical team but they are unable to …

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