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Decision Rule of Orient et al for Men with Abdominal Pain (Modified Decision Rule of Wasson et al)

Purpose:

To determine if an ambulatory male patient with abdominal pain has potentially serious disease using the decision rule of Orient et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

R10

Description:

Orient et al used a decision rule to evaluate men with abdominal pain. The rule was slightly modified by one developed by Wasson et al. The authors are from the University of Arizona.

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