Antibiotics as First Line Management for Appendicitis

Antibiotics as First Line Management for Appendicitis - not a new treatment, but challenges our conception. I think what is useful is to remember to prescribe antibiotics the next time an appendicitis patient AMA.

Reference- Antibiotics as first-line therapy for acute appendicitis: evidence for a change in clinical practice. Hansson J, et al. World J Surg. 2012 Sep;36(9):2028-36. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1641-x.

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