TITLE

Chapter 7: Acute abdominal conditions

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Surgical Care at the District Hospital;1/1/2002, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 of the book "Surgical Care at the District Hospital" is presented. It explores different surgical techniques in the management of acute abdominal diseases. The operative and non-operative management of small intestinal obstruction were examined. Other procedures discussed include for peritonitis, gall bladder and appendix.
ACCESSION #
24728638

 

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