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Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a topic covered in the Diseases and Disorders.

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General

DRG Category: 394

Mean LOS: 4.1 days

Description MEDICAL: Other Digestive System Diagnoses With CC

DRG Category: 338

Mean LOS: 8.5 days

Description SURGICAL: Appendectomy With Complicated Principal Diagnosis With Major CC

DRG Category: 341

Mean LOS: 6.1 days

Description SURGICAL: Appendectomy Without Complicated Principal Diagnosis With Major CC

Classification Section

Nursing Type Primary: acute care

Nursing Type Secondary: not applicable

System Primary: gastrointestinal

System Secondary: not applicable

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Citation

Sommers, Marilyn Sawyer.. "Appendicitis." Diseases and Disorders, 6th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2019. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Diseases-and-Disorders/73526/all/Appendicitis.
Sommers MS. Appendicitis. Diseases and Disorders. 6th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2019. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Diseases-and-Disorders/73526/all/Appendicitis. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Sommers, M. S. (2019). Appendicitis. In Diseases and Disorders. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Diseases-and-Disorders/73526/all/Appendicitis
Sommers MS. Appendicitis [Internet]. In: Diseases and Disorders. F.A. Davis Company; 2019. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Diseases-and-Disorders/73526/all/Appendicitis.
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