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  • 01.24.11

    CT Helps Emergency Docs Treat Abdominal Pain

    Medpage Today | Todd Neale

    CT has an influential role in determining how patients presenting to the emergency department with nontraumatic abdominal complaints will be managed, a single-center study showed. Surveys of attending physicians and residents showed that the leading diagnosis was changed in nearly half of patients (48.6%) after a CT scan (P<0.00001), according to Hani Abujudeh, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard, and colleagues.

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