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Prospective validation of two systems of classification for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

Authors
  • Escribá, Alexandre
  • Gamell, Anna Maria
  • Fernández, Yolanda
  • Quintillá, Jose María
  • Cubells, Carlos Luaces
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Emergency Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2011
Volume
27
Issue
3
Pages
165–169
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31820d6460
PMID: 21346681
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both scores are a useful tool in the evaluation of children with possible AA. For extreme values of scores, the results really ensure their use in the emergency department. The AUS can help on decision making for intermediate values.

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