Jean-Francois Hibbert recommends Clinical scenario
You are working in A&E and have just reviewed a patient with symptoms and clinical signs consistent with suspected acute appendicitis; you wonder whether there are any further clinical signs that may help your diagnosis and a referral to general surgery.
You recall hearing of the speed bump sign from a colleague and wonder how useful this sign is in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
(In adult patients) is (reported pain whilst travelling over speed bumps) indicative of (acute appendicitis?)
Medline 1946–February 2017 using the Ovid interface
Search terms: (appendicitis and (speed bump* OR bump*)).mp
Three search results.
One of which was a news article referring to one of the other two results, so it was excluded.
Of the remaining two, one paper directly referred to speed bumps; the other referred to bumps in the…
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