ACUTE ABDOMEN systemic sonographic approach to acute abdomen in emergency department: a case series

ConclusionACUTE ABDOMEN sonographic approach in acute abdomen can play an important role in ruling out critical diagnosis, and can guide emergency physician or any critical care physician in patient management.
Source: Critical Ultrasound Journal - Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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