Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the risks and benefits of medical vs surgical management for acute appendicitis
  2. Review the literature regarding antibiotic therapy vs surgery for acute appendicitis
  3. Provide attendees with a framework from which they can counsel patients when deciding between medical and surgical management for acute appendicitis
  4. The role of antibiotics and surgery in the management of appendicitis
  5. How to diagnose appendicitis
Session date: 
12/02/2020 - 7:15am to 8:15am CST
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Lea Hoefer, MD & Thomas Couri, MD