Purpose: To evaluate a pediatric patient for acute appendicitis using the Pediatric Appendicitis Score (PAS) of Samuel.
Samuel developed a pediatric appendicitis score (PAS) for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in pediatric patients. The author is from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, England.
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Specialty: Gastroenterology, Pedatrics, General Surgery
Objective: clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics