CRACKCast E093 – Appendicitis

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 93, Appendicitis. This chapter covers some recent updates on the function of the appendix, diagnosis of appendicitis including the Alvarado score, as well as treatment of this relatively common condition. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosen’s in Perspective Once laughed at….now loved; yes it’s the appendix! No longer thought to be vestigial: now it thought to be a “repository for commensal bacteria that assist in normal digestive …

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