Early laparoscopy versus observation for patients with acute abdominal pain
Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
Published Online: 7 OCT 2009
Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUL 2009
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Malik AI, Tou S, Nelson RL. Early laparoscopy versus observation for patients with acute abdominal pain (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008035. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008035.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 7 OCT 2009
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).