Early laparoscopy versus observation for patients with acute abdominal pain

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

We aim to determine if early laparoscopy (EL) is to be recommended as a management strategy for patients having an emergency hospital admission with acute nonspecific abdominal pain in comparison with a strategy of traditional active observation (OBS).