Tag Acute abdomen
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Intra-abdominal Catastrophe Patient Hot Case

GENERAL APPROACH Cause Treatment (source control) — complete or ongoing? Nutrition — NBM? route? nutritional status? Complications – ACS, fungal sepsis? How to move forward? Important causes intra-abdominal sepsis pancreatitis abdominal trauma perforation (e.g. ulcer, appendicitis, diverticulitis, tumor, obstruction, anastomotic…
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Abdominal pain DDx

Acute abdomen is abdominal pain in the presence of tenderness and rigidity and is a surgical emergency. Abdominal pain can be considered in terms of surgical, Ob/Gyn and medical causes.