General Information about Appendectomy
The appendix is a small, fingerlike or a worm like tube located where the large and small intestines join, it has no known function in humans. The anatomical name for the appendix is Vermiform Appendix, which means worm-like appendage. Inflammation of the appendix called Appendicitis usually requires immediate medical attention. The surgical procedure of removal of the appendix is called Appendectomy.
If a patient is having a high grade fever at the same time wheezes due to history of asthma but oxygen saturation is 99% on 2L/min via nasal prong. Which should be dealt first? my ineffective breathing pattern or fever"? Whaat can fever do with regards to my acute appendicitis?