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STONE PLUS - a Tool for Renal Colic

but is it a useful tool?

By Michael Prats, MD on 03/13/17 02:00 AM

Kidney stones can be tricky - who needs a CT? Who can go home? (Don't get us started about who needs tamsulosin.) POCUS now plays a key role in the diagnosis and management of these patients. This study takes a look at how well a clinical prediction tool that incorporates a bedside ultrasound can predict the diagnosis of renal colic and the need for intervention.