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Common Clinical Problems: Imaging the Septic Patient Post-Abdominal Surgery

Common Clinical Problems: Imaging the Septic Patient Post-Abdominal Surgery

Common Clinical Problems: Imaging the Septic Patient Post-Abdominal Surgery

Derrian Markham
Derrian Markham
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 08 May 2018
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Last updated: 22 May 2018

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In this session, you will learn how to investigate septic patients after abdominal surgery. You will learn through a series of interactive images how to identify the cause of sepsis and the relative merits of the plain abdominal x-ray (AXR), ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) in the diagnostic and therapeutic pathway.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe a structured approach to investigating septic patients after abdominal surgery
• List the most common causes of postoperative sepsis
• State the imaging appearances of these causes on the AXR, ultrasound and CT
• Explain the relative merits of AXR, ultrasound and CT in diagnosis
• Identify postoperative collections on ultrasound and CT
• Recommend the most appropriate modality for drainage of postoperative collections
Derrian Markham

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Derrian Markham
on behalf of Health Education England

Consultant general radiologist with a special interest is gastro-intestinal radiology at Morriston Hospital, Swansea since 1998.

Undergraduate and Clinical Medical Training in Oxford. Post-graduate and radiology training in Leicester.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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