The acute abdomen

Darren K. Patten
General Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Homerton University Hospital, London, UK

In this presentation, Mr Darren K Patten reviews the case of a 26-year-old woman who presents at the GP surgery with right-sided abdominal pain; he discusses the patient's clinical features, explores suitable treatment options and elucidates the referral pathway that GPs should follow. MCQs are included throughout the presentation to enforce the learnings and provide examples of common presentations.