TITLE

Clinical pathways for general surgeons: Elective colectomy for recurrent acute diverticulitis

PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p698
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents clinical pathways for general surgeons performing elective colectomy for recurrent acute diverticulitis. Medical intervention; Assessment; Tests; Medications/treatments; Discharge planning.
ACCESSION #
808481

 

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