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Antibiotics as an alternative appendicitis treatment for children
 

Antibiotics as an alternative appendicitis treatment for children

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A recent UK-led research suggests that antibiotics may be an equally effective treatment route - instead of surgery - for acute, non-complicated appendicitis in children.
 
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27 Feb 2017 - General
 
Habiba Twakkol Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Patients and their parents would always opt for non-invasive management if given the choice. It would be better to start children antibiotics whose score still falls on the range of "probable appendicitis" as surgery will still give a traumatic experience for the child. Moreover, HCPs do not have to worry about postoperative recovery and potential comp...
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