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Referral and management of renal colic

Referral and management of renal colic

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

June 22, 2015

Updated

July 31, 2015

Programme Description

This article by Mr Nicholas Gill, Mr William Britnell and Mr Sunil Kumar covers the clinical assessment and referral of renal colic, along with treatments available in secondary care. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include differential diagnoses such as appendicitis and diverticulitis, and useful primary care investigations.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Investigate patients presenting with symptoms of renal colic
  • Be aware of differential diagnoses
  • Conduct initial investigations
  • Be aware of when routine and urgent referral is needed
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Mr Nicholas Gill
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Mr William Britnell
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Mr Sunil Kumar
    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Roopa Jaiswal
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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