abdomen - Acute Abdomen & Abdominal Trauma non traumatic...

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non traumatic abdomen Acute Abdomen Abdominal Trauma
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non traumatic abdomen Abdominal Pain Common What is causing it? Life-threatening?
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non traumatic abdomen Acute Abdomen Sudden onset of abdominal pain Indicates peritoneal irritation
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non traumatic abdomen Anatomy Gastrointestinal System Look it Up! Renal or Urinary System Reproductive System Male Female
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non traumatic abdomen The Abdomen (1 of 2) The abdomen is the second major body cavity. It contains the major organs of digestion and excretion.
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non traumatic abdomen The Abdomen (2 of 2)
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non traumatic abdomen Description of Abdominal Pain Local General or diffuse Referred Colic
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non traumatic abdomen GI Bleeding Pain “heartburn” Signs of shock And the following types of bleeding
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non traumatic abdomen Bright red rectal bleeding indicates bleed close to anus. obvious sign ( not subtle ) minor bleeds usually hemorrhoid
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non traumatic abdomen Melena Dark, tar-like stools Lower GI bleed Can be only indication of GI bleed can represent significant blood loss
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non traumatic abdomen Coffee ground emesis Partially digested blood chronic stomach or duodenum
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non traumatic abdomen Bright red emesis upper Gi bleed above stomach Think Esophageal varices Can be severe
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non traumatic abdomen GI complaints Common signs & symptoms
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Hemorrhoid Enlarged blood vessels near the anus. Rectal pain
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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