Browsing: Urology

It is important to consider that acute urinary retention can be a subtle clue of a neurologic process warranting emergent CT imaging to rule out vertebral fracture and MRI to rule out spinal cord comp
Purple urine bag syndrome, first reported in 1978, is a subset of catheter-associated urinary tract infection.
Pediatric patients with abdominal pain and dysuria - even older children - may be suffering the effects of infected urachal remnants. How can you treat this condition?
Fournier's gangrene is a rare, life-threatening condition with a high mortality rate. Save a life by knowing the signs and the most effective interventions.
Penile emergencies are infrequent, painful for the patient, and difficult to simulate for practice in advance. But saving life and "limb" is why we all became emergency physicians.
Abdominal pain is not an uncommon presentation - but in this case it revealed an unusual diagnosis.
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Urinary Tract Infections From the July 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with permission. To ac
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Urinary Tract Infection in Children From the May 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Urinary Tract Infection in Children: Emergency Department Diagnostics and Interventions.” Repri
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Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department From the January 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach To The Emergency Department Management of Acute Urinary Ret
In a Twist: Testicular Torsion Dhimitri Nikolla, MSIV, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA Tyler Lewandowski, DO, Resident Physician Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA Introduct