Tag haematuria
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Haematuria in trauma

Haematuria in trauma may be microscopic (with or without symptoms) or macroscopic. In general, the greater the degree of hematuria the greater the risk of significant intra-abdominal injury (including non-urinary tract structures)

a whack to the flank….

the case. an 84 year old man is bought to your emergency department following a 3 metre fall from a ladder. He has landed on his right-hand side & is complaining of severe bilateral chest & flank pain.