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Acute Abdominal Pain in Children

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children

Malin Sullivan
Malin Sullivan
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 01 Jun 2018
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Last updated: 04 Sep 2018

Reference: 189504

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This session considers the management of children who present with acute abdominal pain in general practice. The management of chronic and recurrent abdominal pain is discussed in the e-GP session ‘Recurrent abdominal pain in children’.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Recognise causes of acute abdominal pain in children of different age groups
• Be able to systematically assess children with abdominal pain with an awareness of key features in the history and examination
• Identify and manage presentations of acute abdominal pain in children which require urgent referral
• Adopt strategies to minimise the potential risk to a child when the diagnosis is uncertain
Malin Sullivan

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Malin Sullivan
on behalf of Health Education England

Malin Sullivan graduated from Edinburgh University in 2000 after which she went on to general practice vocational training in Fife.

She became a member of the RCGP in 2004 at the end of her Registrar year and then went on to become a partner in Kinghorn practice, Fife 6 months later.

Dr Sullivan has represented the Fife Local Medical Committee and General Practice Subcommittee since 2005 at a local and national level. Special interests include medical politics and child health.

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Dr Alison MacIsaac is GP in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. She is a GP trainer and is the coordinator of the Fife trainers’ group. She is on the Editorial Team of nPEP. She is a video peer reviewer. Her main interests are paediatrics, diabetes and consultation skills.

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

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