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Spotlight Case June 2003
Missed Appendicitis
webmm.ahrq.gov
 
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Source and Credits
This presentation is based on June 2003AHRQ WebM&M Spotlight Case in Surgery
See the full article athttp://webmm.ahrq.gov 
CME credit is available through the Web site
 –
Commentary by:
James Adams
,
MD
, FeinbergSchool of Medicine, Northwestern University
 –
Editor, AHRQ WebM&M: Robert Wachter, MD
 –
Spotlight Editor: Tracy Minichiello, MD
 –
Managing Editor: Erin Hartman, MS
 
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Objectives
 At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Appreciate the variable presentation of appendicitis
List complications of missed appendicitis
Understand the advantages and disadvantages ofCT in diagnosing appendicitis
Define anchoring and metacognition and state theirimpact on missed diagnoses
List potential strategies to enhance patient safety inthe emergency department (ED)

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