Join host Dr. Bob Belfer as he talks appendicitis with Dr. Mark Joffe (PEM), Dr. Asef Khwaja (Radiology) and Dr. Gary Nace (Surgery). Topics include: ED scoring systems for diagnosis, use of ultrasound and MRI for diagnosis, non-operative management of appendicitis and more.
- Describe the latest advances in appendicitis treatment
- List signs and symptoms of appendicitis
- Develop management protocols for appendicitis
A Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast to educate, enlighten and inform. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast – Robert Belfer, MD, Jill Posner, MD and the CHOP PEM Podcast Team.
This PEM Podcast episode was originally released on February 4, 2021.
- Host: Robert A. Belfer, MD
- Education Director: Jill Posner, MD, MSCE
- Senior Medical Advisor: Stephen Ludwig, MD
- Senior Medical Advisor: Fred M. Henretig, MD, FAAP, FACMT
- Producers: Katherine Bach, Megan Chamberlain, Sam Grinberg, Jeremy Jones, Jingxin Li, Sarah Perelman
- Editor: Clair, Nodderly.com
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