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Intussusception is the most common abdominal emergency of early childhood and is usually idiopathic. The vast majority of cases (80%) occur in children less than 2 years, with the most frequent age range being 5-10 months.

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Cochrane Summary: Management of intussusception in children

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Gluckman S, Karpelowsky J, Webster AC, McGee RG

Objective: To assess the safety and effectiveness of non-surgical and surgical approaches in the management of intussusception in children.

Cochrane Summary: Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use

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Soares-Weiser K, Maclehose H, Bergman H, Ben-Aharon I, Nagpal S, Goldberg E, ...

Objective: To evaluate rotavirus vaccines approved for use (RV1, RV5, and LLR) for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea.

Evidence Summary: Towards evidence based medicine for paediatricians. Question 3. Does the administration of glucagon improve the rate of radiological reduction in children with acute intestinal intussusception?

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Cachat F, Ramseyer P,

This summary examines the relationship between glucagon and the rate of radiological reduction for acute intestinal intussusception.

Evidence Summary: Towards evidence based emergency medicine: best BETs from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. BET 2: Can emergency physicians safely rule in or rule out paediatric intussusception in the emergency department using bedside ultrasound?

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Raymond-Dufresne , Ghanayem H,

This summary investigates the diagnostic use of bedside ultrasound for paediatric intussusception in the emergency department.

Evidence Summary: Best evidence topic reports. Bet 4. Role of plain abdominal radiograph in the diagnosis of intussusception

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Broomfield D, Maconochie I,

This summary investigates the role of plain abdominal radiograph in the diagnosis of intussusception

Evidence Summary: Clinically suspected intussusception in children: evidence based review and self-assessment module

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Applegate KE,

This summary uses case examples to review the current evidence for the management of children with clinically suspected intussusception.

Cochrane Summary: Management of intussusception in children

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Gluckman S, Karpelowsky J, Webster AC, McGee RG

Objective: To assess the safety and effectiveness of non-surgical and surgical approaches in the management of intussusception in children.

Cochrane Summary: Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use

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Soares-Weiser K, Maclehose H, Bergman H, Ben-Aharon I, Nagpal S, Goldberg E, ...

Objective: To evaluate rotavirus vaccines approved for use (RV1, RV5, and LLR) for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea.

Evidence Summary: Towards evidence based medicine for paediatricians. Question 3. Does the administration of glucagon improve the rate of radiological reduction in children with acute intestinal intussusception?

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Cachat F, Ramseyer P,

This summary examines the relationship between glucagon and the rate of radiological reduction for acute intestinal intussusception.

Evidence Summary: Towards evidence based emergency medicine: best BETs from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. BET 2: Can emergency physicians safely rule in or rule out paediatric intussusception in the emergency department using bedside ultrasound?

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Raymond-Dufresne , Ghanayem H,

This summary investigates the diagnostic use of bedside ultrasound for paediatric intussusception in the emergency department.

Evidence Summary: Best evidence topic reports. Bet 4. Role of plain abdominal radiograph in the diagnosis of intussusception

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Broomfield D, Maconochie I,

This summary investigates the role of plain abdominal radiograph in the diagnosis of intussusception

Evidence Summary: Clinically suspected intussusception in children: evidence based review and self-assessment module

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Applegate KE,

This summary uses case examples to review the current evidence for the management of children with clinically suspected intussusception.