Nonoperative management of abdominal trauma

Donald McConnell, Donald Trunkey

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    Abstract

    In an effort to reduce the rate of nontherapeutic celiotomy yet avoid the possibility of missed injuries, surgeons are evaluating protocols for nonoperative management of abdominal trauma. Discussion of this controversial issue includes specific approaches to the diagnosis and management of splenic injury, gunshot wounds, and stab wounds.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)677-688
    Number of pages12
    JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
    Volume70
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - 1990

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    Wounds and Injuries
    Stab Wounds
    Gunshot Wounds
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    Nonoperative management of abdominal trauma. / McConnell, Donald; Trunkey, Donald.

    In: Surgical Clinics of North America, Vol. 70, No. 3, 1990, p. 677-688.

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    McConnell, Donald ; Trunkey, Donald. / Nonoperative management of abdominal trauma. In: Surgical Clinics of North America. 1990 ; Vol. 70, No. 3. pp. 677-688.
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