Evaluation & Differential Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain

Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain Explained Clearly

A straightforward approach to evaluate abdominal pain in the clinic, hospital, and emergency department | taught by Roger Seheult, MD

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Course curriculum

Video 1: Extra-abdominal causes of pain & local vs. diffuse pain
09:47
Video 1
Quiz 1
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Video 2: Peritonitis & Persistent vs. Intermittent Pain
06:56
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Video 3: Associated Clues, Signs, and Symptoms of Abdominal Pain
04:44
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Instructor

Roger Seheult, MD
Roger Seheult, MD

- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

- Over 20 years teaching experience including: as an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.

- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.

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Course description

What will you receive from this course?

  • A straightforward 4 step approach for evaluating acute abdominal pain in an adult and asking the right questions (useful for clinic, emergency, and hospital settings).
  • An overview of many of the most common and life-threatening causes of acute abdominal pain — and the best imaging choice to evaluate them.
  • Practical strategies to narrow an abdominal pain differential diagnosis based on associated symptoms.


What topics are covered?

Appendicitis, RUQ pain, LLQ pain, RLQ pain, LUQ pain, epigastric pain, suprapubic pain, extra-abdominal causes of abdominal pain, periumbilical pain, DKA, MI, diffuse abdominal pain, hepatitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, ultrasound, McBurney's Point, inguinal hernia, nephrolithiasis, IBS, mesenteric adenitis, diverticulitis, free air under the diaphragm, pancreatitis, gastritis pain, splenic abscess, gastric ulcer, urinary tract infection, intermittent abdominal pain, porphyria, shock, peritonitis, BRBPR, ruptured aortic aneurysm, intussusception, hyperactive bowel sounds, jaundice, PID, rebound tenderness, nausea and vomiting, & and many others...


Is this course "comprehensive"?

No.  Dr. Seheult provides a straightforward approach to evaluate abdominal pain and valuable clinical perspective of important causes of abdominal pain.  Learn a framework of acute abdominal pain that makes adding additional knowledge easier.

Reviews for Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain Explained Clearly (2)

by Annie Hawkins
Thank you!! Loved it! I appreciated the tips on ultrasound vs CTscan.
by Ari Rasori
Great review of the pertinent findings in abdominal pain. Since the list of differentials is so large, having a systematic approach is helpful! Thank you!!
by Annie Hawkins
Thank you!! Loved it! I appreciated the tips on ultrasound vs CTscan.
by Ari Rasori
Great review of the pertinent findings in abdominal pain. Since the list of differentials is so large, having a systematic approach is helpful! Thank you!!

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What will you receive from this course?

  • A straightforward 4 step approach for evaluating acute abdominal pain in an adult and asking the right questions (useful for clinic, emergency, and hospital settings).
  • An overview of many of the most common and life-threatening causes of acute abdominal pain — and the best imaging choice to evaluate them.
  • Practical strategies to narrow an abdominal pain differential diagnosis based on associated symptoms.


What topics are covered?

Appendicitis, RUQ pain, LLQ pain, RLQ pain, LUQ pain, epigastric pain, suprapubic pain, extra-abdominal causes of abdominal pain, periumbilical pain, DKA, MI, diffuse abdominal pain, hepatitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, ultrasound, McBurney's Point, inguinal hernia, nephrolithiasis, IBS, mesenteric adenitis, diverticulitis, free air under the diaphragm, pancreatitis, gastritis pain, splenic abscess, gastric ulcer, urinary tract infection, intermittent abdominal pain, porphyria, shock, peritonitis, BRBPR, ruptured aortic aneurysm, intussusception, hyperactive bowel sounds, jaundice, PID, rebound tenderness, nausea and vomiting, & and many others...


Is this course "comprehensive"?

No.  Dr. Seheult provides a straightforward approach to evaluate abdominal pain and valuable clinical perspective of important causes of abdominal pain.  Learn a framework of acute abdominal pain that makes adding additional knowledge easier.

Reviews for Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain Explained Clearly (2)

by Annie Hawkins
Thank you!! Loved it! I appreciated the tips on ultrasound vs CTscan.
by Ari Rasori
Great review of the pertinent findings in abdominal pain. Since the list of differentials is so large, having a systematic approach is helpful! Thank you!!
by Annie Hawkins
Thank you!! Loved it! I appreciated the tips on ultrasound vs CTscan.
by Ari Rasori
Great review of the pertinent findings in abdominal pain. Since the list of differentials is so large, having a systematic approach is helpful! Thank you!!

Instructor

Roger Seheult, MD
Roger Seheult, MD

- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

- Over 20 years teaching experience including: as an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.

- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.

Click here for full bio

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