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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 2, 2016
  • 00:48 AM

A 48-year-old Caucasian male has come to the emergency room with continual pain in his lower back and flank. He denies dysuria or fever, however, he does report significant nausea but has not vomited. He is extremely agitated and reports this the first time he has ever felt like this ans that it is the most sever pain he has experienced. His basic vital include a blood pressure of 160/80 mm Hg with a pulse rate of 110 bpm and is afebrile. He is in continual movement on the bed and cannot find a comfortable position. His left side is mildly tender to the touch and there does not appear to be any abdominal sensitivity or distension.

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