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Friday, August 11 • 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Emergency approach to the acute abdomen

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Diagnosis and successful treatment of the patient with an acute abdomen is one of the greatest challenges in emergency and critical care. A meticulous and insightful physical examination, aggressive patient stabilization, rapid diagnosis and expedient identification of the surgical candidate are vital to ensure the best survival rates.

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Dez Hughes

Associate Professor and Service Head, Emergency and Critical Care, University of Melbourne
I grew up in Sunderland in North-east England then went to vet school in Liverpool. I then sped off to the University of Pennsylvania where I did my internship and ECC residency. I was ACVECC board certified in 1994 then worked in Penn’s Emergency Service for the next 7 years... Read More →


Friday August 11, 2017 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Central A