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Quadrants of the Abdomen

Abdomen illustration to help with differential diagnosis (Pain).
Authored By Nicole Chalmers on Friday 30th October 2015

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Doug Stanton
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Posted over 4 years ago
I documented pain located in a patient's RMQ and the attending stated quadrants indicate divisions of four. Since then, I document areas, not quadrants. I know, splitting hairs, but his comment did make sense.
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krishna rana
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Posted over 4 years ago
Very good stuff for medical student just starting their clinical posting
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Edward Karam
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Foundation Year 1 Doctor - Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire
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Posted over 4 years ago
a good reminder for all clinicians, especially when clerking in the Surgical Admissions Unit
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