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Letters Management of renal colic

Acute outpatient urology review in clinical decision units is a retrograde step

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 09 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6755
  1. Alan D Exton, consultant, emergency medicine1
  1. 1NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley PA2 9PN, UK
  1. alan.exton{at}

Although I agree with Rogawski and Khafagy that all patients with type 2 diabetes and renal colic need acute hospital admission and that ureteric colic should be diagnosed radiographically, I question the …

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