In this episode with the help of Dr. Bryan Dicken, Pediatric General Surgeon, 4th year medical student Alessia Gallipoli discusses intussusception, an important cause of bowel obstruction in young children.
After listening to this episode, learners should be able to:
- Define intussusception
- Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms in a patient you think might have intussusception
- Identify some key features to help differentiate intussusception from other causes of bowel obstruction
- Be familiar with the diagnostic and treatment options
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