Nancy Glass, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

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Intussusception

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Infants and children scheduled for intussusception reduction may have been ill for several days, since presenting signs are variable and somewhat nonspecific. Only a minority of infants demonstrate the classic triad of abdominal pain, vomiting, and blood per rectum, so the diagnosis may be missed until…

Intussusception

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has intussusception? What are the typical findings for this disease? The classic presenting triad of intussusception is crampy abdominal pain, currant jelly stools and a palpable abdominal mass. However, the diagnosis must be entertained in any child of appropriate age who presents with…

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