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Excellence in the Physical Exam: Diverticulitis

Mike Weinstock, MD and Brad Goldman, MD
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With a suspicion of diverticulitis the patient should be examined for skin changes, LLQ tenderness, rebound pain, tachycardia and signs of sepsis. Lack of tenderness elsewhere is the abdomen increases the likelihood ratio that LLQ pain is from diverticulitis.

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Saul G. -

I don't know why but this is my favorite theme song. I think about it when I use physical exam findings. haha

Mike W., MD -

I agree... hard to get it out of your head - haha!!
M

matthew d. -

You guys do a great job! I appreciate the variety of subjects and the analysis...
Sincerely, thank you.

Now, about those abbreviations...

LHR.... and you say a positive result of 10.4 is excellent.
Sorry. Still clueless.
What is LHR?
Legal Health Record? Laser Hair Removal? London Heathrow? Love-Hate Relationship???

Mike W., MD -

Alas, it is likelihood ratio!!
M

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