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Indications for Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Diagnostic peritoneal lavage can be useful in evaluating patients with trauma. There should be criteria for its performance, and for when to proceed immediately to exploratory laparotomy.

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