Podcast #206: Urethral Injuries - The Emergency Medical Minute

Podcast #206: Urethral Injuries

Author: Jared Scott, M.D.

Educational Pearls:

  • DDx for blood at urethral meatus includes: pelvic fracture, ruptured bladder, kidney laceration, penile trauma.
  • Retrograde Urethrogram (RUG) must be performed before placing foley and is critical for diagnosis.

References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16488282


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