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Evaluating a Patient with an Anterior Abdominal Stab Wound with a CT Scan

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Gastroenterology

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Salim et al used CT scan to evaluate patients with stab wounds to the anterior abdomen. This can help to triage patients and to identify patients who should undergo early laparotomy. The authors are from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

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