A nurse led fast track service for patients with renal colic
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A nurse led fast track service for patients with renal colic

Marie Cherry Emergency nurse practitioner, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust

MARIE CHERRY describes a nurse led fast track initiative for patients with renal colic that has quickened their journeys through A&E into the relevant care areas

Acute renal colic is a common presentation in emergency departments. In fact, it is estimated that at least one patient with renal colic presents every day in most emergency departments (Leslie 2005).

Emergency Nurse. 13, 8, 26-29. doi: 10.7748/en2005.12.13.8.26.c1202

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