Rebellion21: Acute Appendicitis – Antibiotics vs Surgery via Rob Bryant, MD

Oct 04, 21
Rebellion21: Acute Appendicitis – Antibiotics vs Surgery via Rob Bryant, MD

Acute Appendicitis rebellion21

In this lecture from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Rob Bryant, MD reviews the recent literature suggesting the possibility of using antibiotics as an alternative to hospital admission and surgery for acute appendicitis.

Rob J. Bryant, MD
Emergency Medicine Faculty
Utah Emergency Physicians
Twitter: @RobJBryant13

 Objectives

  • Describe the pros and cons of antibiotics as a non-surgical option in the management of appendicitis
  • Describe crisis standards of care options for non-surgical management of appendicitis during a pandemic.

Post Peer Reviewed By: Salim R. Rezaie, MD (Twitter: @srrezaie)

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