Where is peritonitis?

Clinical Scenario A 80 YO man with a history of hypertension presents to the ED complaining of abdominal pain. He felt well until 8 hours ago, when he developed diffuse abdominal pain. The patient is...

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Run to the operation room!

Clinical Scenario A 70 yo woman is brought to the ED by ambulance.She’s suffering from vomit, lach of flatus and abdominal pain since 24 hours says the nurse. She’s pale, the abdomen shows...

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My heart hates Christmas

Clinical Scenario It’s 7 pm on Christmas day, a 32 yo woman refers palpitations since the morning. I was with my frends yesterday nigth, I think I had drank a bit too much. I Hate Christmas, it...

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NO fever, NO bacteriaemia?

Clinical Scenario A 80 yo nursing home resident woman  is brought to the ED by ambulance. “Hypothension, cough and a hystory of heart failure ”, refers the nurse. She looks pale and...

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