What is included in prehospital care for patients with suspected acute cholangitis?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Timothy M Scott, DO; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Diagnosis of cholangitis is not a prehospital diagnosis. Mild cholangitis may present with abdominal pain, jaundice, and fever. When transporting these patients to the hospital, place the patient on a monitor and insert an intravenous (IV) line.


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