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Friday, January 19, 2018

Lidocaine for Renal Colic

The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine
SGEM#202 - January 9th, 2018 - By Tony Seupaul
"Clinical Question: In emergency department patients with renal colic, is IV lidocaine as or more effective than IV narcotics for pain control?
SGEM Bottom Line: Based on this study, lidocaine cannot be recommended for the treatment of renal colic."