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Abdominal pain

Edited by Philip Downing

in Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199226573
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597604 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199226573.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Abdominal pain

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Differential diagnosis - Introduction - Aortic aneurysm - Diabetic ketoacidosis - Ectopic pregnancy - Gastro-intestinal bleed - Myocardial infarction - Peritonitis - Appendicitis - Cholecystitis - Intestinal obstruction - Pancreatitis - Peptic ulceration - Renal colic - Sickle cell crisis - Trauma - Urinary retention - Non-urgent conditions Constipation - Dysmenorrhoea - Endometriosis - Gastritis - Gastroenteritis - Hepatitis - Hernia - Irritable bowel syndrome - Ovarian cyst - Pelvic inflammatory disease - Urinary tract infection

Chapter.  4389 words. 

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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