Monday, November 16, 2015

Pediatrics Hosting Grand Rounds This Week

Dr. Celeste Hollands, associate professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, will present "Antibiotics for Appendicitis” for November’s pediatric grand rounds.

The event will take place Nov. 20, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Atlantis Room in the CWEB-2 building behind USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. Hollands will define the best practice for managing acute appendicitis with antibiotics, review the best practice for antibiotic prophylaxis for appendectomy for acute appendicitis, review the best practice for antibiotic therapy for perforated appendicitis and define the criteria for interval appendectomy.

The event is open to faculty, staff and students at USA. For additional information, contact Katie Catlin at kncatlin@health.southalabama.edu.

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