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Predicting Failure of Nonoperative Management Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

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Velmahos et al identified factors affecting the success and failure of nonoperative management of a patient after blunt abdominal trauma. This can identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management or closer monitoring. The authors are from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

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