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CME ARTICLE Acute appendicitis: Can antibiotics ever take the place of surgery?

Christensen, Ben V. MHS, PA‐C; Colomb‐Lippa, Dawn MHS, PA‐C

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Abstract

antibiotic therapy eliminates postoperative complications and lowers costs, but the methodology of some studies may be weak and the rate of recurrence is high.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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