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Management of suspected appendicitis in children
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    bottom line: Not practical

    Dear Dr. Acheson

    Many thanks for an excellent update on Appendicitis. Only comment I would like to make is about the bottom line.

    A review by a paediatric surgeon for all suspected Appendicitis to decide on further management is almost impossible in the existing NHS. I have worked in 5 different DGH's and one Children's hospital A&E. In DGH, its hard to get a paediatric surgeons review even for pro...

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