Tagged ‘Kidney Stones’

Journal Review

Use of Alpha Blockers in Ureteric Colic – Systematic Review + Meta-Analysis

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , , , January 19th, 2017 2 Comments

Thanks to Rory Spiegel for providing peer review for this post.

This post is cross-posted on REBEL EM.

Ureteric (renal) colic is a common,
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Journal Review

Optimal First Line Analgesia in Ureteric Colic

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , , June 9th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Ureteric colic is a common cause of severe pain. Anecdotally, many patients describe it as “the worst pain” they’ve experienced. In the Emergency Department (ED) pain is typically treated with either a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or an opiate or a combination of both.
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