They explain triage and assessment; monitoring the patient; vascular access; shock and intravenous fluid therapy; blood gas, acid-base analysis, and electrolyte abnormalities; analgesia and anesthesia; practical laboratory techniques; techniques for oxygen supplementation; nursing dyspneic, cardiac, acute abdomen, urinary tract, poisoned, trauma, ophthalmology, and reproductive conditions; small animal critical care and hospital nutrition; cardiopulmonary arrest and resuscitation; and nursing considerations.
What does AA stand for?
AA stands for Acute Abdomen
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Examination revealed features of an acute abdomen with the clinical suspicion of a bowel perforation.
RSH frequently presents with acute abdomen in the setting of anticoagulation or trauma, but various presentations have been reported.
A provisional diagnosis of an acute abdomen was made and an open laparotomy carried out.
Spontaneous perforation of pyometra is a rare cause of acute abdomen with only 28 cases reported and indexed in the English literature (1-6).
concluded that the most common pre-operative diagnoses of acute abdomen in postmenopausal females were generalised peritonitis (47.
2,5) Given the diversity of possible complications, the presentation of trichobezoar can be quite variable ranging from asymptomatic abdominal mass or vague abdominal pain to obstructive symptoms or acute abdomen.
The spectrum of symptoms seen in abdominal TB range from insidious nonspecific complaints that may be mistaken for the constitutional symptoms of HIV infection, to an acute abdomen.