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Analgesia for children with acute abdominal pain and diagnostic accuracy
  1. Mark Anderson (mark.anderson{at}nottingham.ac.uk)
  1. Derbyshire Children's Hospital, United Kingdom
    1. Emma Collins (emma.collins{at}nottingham.ac.uk)
    1. University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

      Abstract

      Clinical bottom line Surgical diagnostic accuracy is not affected by pre-assessment analgesia. (Grade B) Early analgesia in children with suspected surgical abdominal pain is effective; administration should not be withheld pending surgical consultation. (Grade B)

      • abdominal pain
      • analgesia
      • diagnosis

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