Appendicitis - POCUS plus Clinical Score

How well does “POCUS + Clinical Score” for appendicitis perform? Will the diagnostic accuracy approach 100%, to the point where these patients don’t need to leave the ED to make the diagnosis? What would the associated time and cost savings be? -1st step – testing of “POCUS + PAS score” and “POCUS + Alvarado score” -2nd step – tracking time and cost of patients receiving “POCUS + Clinical Score” versus patients not receiving POCUS

- Mark