Chapter

Genitourinary emergencies

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0011

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Genitourinary emergencies

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Overview - Assessment - Renal colic - Urinary tract infection/cystitis (community‐acquired) - Pyelonephritis—upper tract infection - Acute retention of urine - Bladder/urethral/genital injury - Priapism - Testicular torsion - Epididymo‐orchitis - Bartholin's cyst/abscess - Foreign bodies - Genital candidiasis - Vulvovaginitis - Sexually transmitted infections - Emergency contraception

Chapter.  4732 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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