Patient with acute appendicitis to be delivered to the surgical department. The introduction of medications (analgesics, antispasmodics) for prehospital inadmissible, as apparent or expected improvement may be cause patients refuse hospitalization.
Resuscitation in prehospital patients with peritonitis are shown in the case of growth of the cardiovascular and respiratory failure, and should include the infusion of crystalloid plasma replacement and low molecular weight colloids, hardware accessories breathing with oxygenation. Transporting a patient with acute appendicitis performed in the supine position on a stretcher to the surgical department.
First aid: A Guide for the doctor, Ed. prof. VV Nikonov Electronic version: Kharkov, 2007. Prepared by the Department of Medicine of emergency conditions, disaster medicine and military medicine KhMAPE