TITLE

White Blood Cell Count is a Poor Predictor of Severity of Disease in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, Colleen; Thompson Jr., Jesse E.
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p983
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the clinical features of patients with normal white blood cell (WBC) appendicitis and determines whether a higher WBC count correlates with more advanced stage of appendicitis. Patient demographics; Comparison of patients with appendicitis with normal versus elevated WBC count; Length of hospital stay.
ACCESSION #
1131352

 

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