Tag Small bowel obstruction
CCC Critical Care Compendium 680

Small bowel obstruction

Key radiological features of small bowel obstruction are dilated bowel loops that are central, contain valvulae conniventes, and are pliable (“bent finger”).

collective crises…

the case. a 28 year old female is brought into your resuscitation bay by paramedic crews following a two day history of nausea and vomiting. As she rolls past, you notice that she is distressed with pain, looks clinically very…