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bloody rectum...

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Mon Apr 24 19:58:46 BST 2006

Watch NPO overnite, fed the next day if no change in abdominal exam, send home when eating
-----Original Message-----
From: joe.nemeth at staff.mcgill.ca
To: trauma-list at trauma.org
Sent: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 07:56:40 -0400
Subject: bloody rectum...

once again: 
-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 
-CT with rectal contrast: neg. 
what next?... 
-- Dr. Joe Nemeth 
Assistant Professor 
Emergency Medicine 
Montreal General Hospital 
Montreal Children's Hospital 
McGill University Health Center 
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