Approach to the Patient with Acute Abdomen

Rebecca M. Minter, Michael W. Mulholland

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Clinical Gastroenterology
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405169103
StatePublished - Feb 4 2009


  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Associated gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Causes of acute abdomen in adults
  • Confounding factors
  • Deciding whether to operate
  • Mesenteric ischemia
  • Neuroanatomy of abdominal pain
  • Physical examination and history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Minter, R. M., & Mulholland, M. W. (2009). Approach to the Patient with Acute Abdomen. In Principles of Clinical Gastroenterology (pp. 271-286). Wiley-Blackwell.