What is it about?

The paper defines ureteric colic and informs about the ways to diagnose the cause. It further informs the ways such patients should be managed in the emergency department. Herein, we have defined simple steps which could help front-line emergency medical personnel in dealing with the condition.

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Why is it important?

Ureteric colic is a frequently encountered condition in the emergency room. Knowledge about how to deal with the condition is very useful for medical personnel.


We believe this primer would be a source of ready reference for doctors in training and for those who do not routinely deal with this medical emergency

Dr Deepak Batura
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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This page is a summary of: The management of acute renal colic, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, January 2019, Mark Allen Group,
DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2019.80.1.c2.
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