Approach to the Acute Abdomen


October 23rd, 2009 - October 23rd, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, abdominal swelling, or distention, is a common condition. Some possible causes include: air swallowing, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, ovarian cyst, overeating, partial bowel obstruction, uterine fibroids.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 10/23/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Identify cuases of the acute abdomen in children. 2.) Describe signs and symptoms of acute abdomen in children. 3.) Recognize the approach to the workup and examination of patients with abdominal pain. 4.) Identify the differential diagnosis of the acute abdomen.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.