Resources

  • References

    Appendectomy. Johns Hopkins Medicine website. Available at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test%5Fprocedures/gastroenterology/appendectomy%5F92,P07686. Accessed December 13, 2013.

    Appendectomy. Nemours Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/surgery/appendectomy.html. Updated March 2013. Accessed December 13, 2013.

    Appendicitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 21, 2013. Accessed December 13, 2013.


    Townsend C, Beauchamp DR, eds.
    Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 17th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2003.


    6/2/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
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    Smoking cessation reduces postoperative complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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  • Resources

    American College of Surgeons

    http://www.facs.org

    National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

    http://www.cag-acg.org

    Canadian Family Physician

    http://www.cfp.ca