Matthew Levison

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Peritonitis and Intraperitoneal Abscesses

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has peritonitis or intraperitoneal abscesses? What should you expect to find? General History, physical examination, and routine laboratory studies will identify most patients with suspected intra-peritoneal infection. However, in many patients, the clinical signs and symptoms alone may not be sufficient to make…

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