Category: Urology

FOAM of the Week – Nephrolithiasis, Peri/Myocarditis, GU Trauma

Some great FOAM stuff related to this past week’s lectures – enjoy! Nephrolithiasis Good overview from emdocs: http://www.emdocs.net/nephrolithiasis-diagnosis-management-ed/ Need a CT for that diagnosis? 10 reasons not to from ALIEM: http://www.aliem.com/2014/top-10-reasons-order-ct-scan-suspected-renal-colic/ Author analysis from recent US vs CT trial: http://www.aliem.com/2015/author-insight-ultrasonography-versus-ct-for-suspected-nephrolithiasis-nejm/ Does Flomax help? http://www.emdocs.net/medical-expulsion-therapy-with-tamsulosin-in-ureteral-colic/ Just tell them to have sex instead!¬† https://www.emrap.org/episode/sexualhealing/sexualhealing ¬†Peri/myocarditis related topics: …

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FOAM of the Week – Shoulder Dislocation, Knee Dislocation, Genitourinary Trauma

Thought I would share some trauma stuff that came up on recent shifts since it was class day today. Enjoy! A newer technique for reduction of shoulder dislocations – haven’t tried it yet but looks super-easy: http://www.foamem.com/2013/06/25/trick-of-the-trade-got-a-shoulder-dislocation-park-it/ Knee dislocations – remember, >50% will spontaneously reduce upon presentation, so need to have a high index of …

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