Kidney stones treated in the emergency department

A couple of emergency bloggers write about kidney stones, at around the same time. Eerie.

Shadowfax wonders why his hospital’s urgent care center tried a boatload of Demerol first, before going to Toradol. I read a study somewhere that suggested that NSAIDs were just as, if not more, effective than narcotics for pain relief.

WhiteCoat shows us a small 3mm stone, responsible for a big world of hurt.