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Critical urologic skills and procedures in the emergency department.
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PMID:  23200334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The evaluation and management of genitourinary emergencies is a fundamental component of the training and practice of emergency physicians. Urologic procedures are common in the emergency room. Emergency physicians play a vital role in the initial evaluation and treatment because delays in management can lead to permanent damage. This article discusses the most common urologic procedures in which emergency physicians must be proficient for rapid intervention to preserve function and avoid complications. An overview of each procedure is discussed as well as indications, contraindications, equipment, technique, and potential complications.
Maria R Ramos-Fernandez; Roberto Medero-Colon; Lorraine Mendez-Carreno
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, 65th Infantry Avenue Km 3.8, Carolina, PR 00985, USA. Electronic address:
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