How Predictive are the Signs and Symptoms of Small Bowel Obstruction.

  title={How Predictive are the Signs and Symptoms of Small Bowel Obstruction.},
  author={Saleh Mohammad Al Salamah and Fraz Fahim and Abdul Majeed Abdul Hameed and Amal A Abdulkarim and Ebtehal S Al Mogbal and Adel Al Shaer},
  journal={Oman medical journal},
  volume={27 4},
OBJECTIVE The present study aims to determine the diagnostic significance of signs and symptoms of Small Bowel Obstruction (SBO) and to ascertain if there was any delay in presentation of the patients to the hospital. METHODS This retrospective case study spanning 3 years was conducted at Riyadh Medical Complex, Saudi Arabia. All adult patients admitted from the ER with a diagnosis of SBO were included in the study. The medical records of the patients with International Classification of… CONTINUE READING


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