Antibiotics And Appendicitis

30 Oct

Antibiotics treat appendicitis better than surgery.  A recent study found that the majority of children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis who received antibiotics alone showed improvement within 24 hours, had less pain and missed fewer days of school.

Studies by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio published online in Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Source:  Bottom Line Personal 11-1-2014

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