A complete of 54 sufferers were speed-bump positive. Aside from the 33 with verified appendicitis, an additional seven had important stomach diagnoses. In a post-hoc analysis, the sensitivity of speed-bump positivity for important stomach diagnoses, including appendicitis, was 98 percent. ‘We hypothesise that the worsening of discomfort when travelling over quickness bumps in appendicitis may occur because the motion included irritates the peritoneum similarly to that produced by screening for rebound tenderness on evaluation,’ say the researchers. Licensed from medwireNews with permission from Springer Health care Ltd. All rights reserved. Neither of the ongoing parties endorse or suggest any commercial products, services, or equipment.. Bumping up appendicitis diagnostic accuracy By Eleanor McDermid, Senior medwireNews Reporter It is well worth crisis doctors asking patients with abdominal pain how they were suffering from driving over swiftness bumps on their way to hospital, study suggests.In addition, the business adjusted 2014 GAAP guidance and confirmed 2014 non-GAAP guidance. Second quarter financial outcomes: Bristol-Myers Squibb posted second quarter 2014 revenues of $3.9 billion, a loss of 4 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Excluding the divested Diabetes Alliance, global revenues elevated 7 percent. U.S. Revenues decreased 7 percent to $1.9 billion in the quarter compared to the same period a full year ago. International revenues reduced 1 percent to $2.0 billion.