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bloddy rectum

SJASMD at aol.com SJASMD at aol.com
Sun Apr 23 03:07:32 BST 2006

In a message dated 4/22/2006 9:22:18 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
joe.nemeth at staff.mcgill.ca writes:

-30  y.o.female
-straddle injury, picket fence
-sustains "deep" perianal  lac.
-DRE: good tone, no blood
-rig. sig.:fresh blood distal rectum  ("?maybe ED doc's bloody fingered 
DRE exam")
-fleet enema
-repeat  sig: same
-Ba enema/CT: neg.

what next?...

Dr. Joe Nemeth
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
Montreal  General Hospital
Montreal Children's Hospital
McGill University Health  Center

what is a ba enema/CT
i have reservations about CT ruling out rectal injury. 

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