Abdominal and genitourinary trauma

Alastair Simpson, Kate Curtis, Ann Bonner, Adam Brooks

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter


Genitourinary (GU) trauma is divided into upper urinary tract, lower urinary tract, and genital injuries, and should be considered in patients with severe lower abdominal blunt trauma and pelvic fracture. Urinary tract injury should also be suspected for all patients with penetrating injuries to the abdomen, chest, or flank until proven otherwise.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmergency and trauma nursing
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9780729537698
Publication statusPublished - May 2007


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