Acute surgical admissions for abdominal pain in adults in Kumasi, Ghana.

@article{OheneYeboah2006AcuteSA,
  title={Acute surgical admissions for abdominal pain in adults in Kumasi, Ghana.},
  author={Michael O K Ohene-Yeboah},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={76 10},
  pages={898-903}
}
BACKGROUND Abdominal pain of less than a weeks' duration is the presenting complaint in one of every five patients admitted to the surgical Accidents and Emergency Ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi. This study is a prospective one, to determine the cause of abdominal pain in a large number of patients. METHODS A monthly audit of discharge summaries for all patients admitted with acute abdominal pain was prepared and transferred to a special study pro forma to provide data… CONTINUE READING
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