Are patients with hematuria appropriately referred to Urology? A multi-institutional questionnaire based survey.

@article{Nieder2010ArePW,
  title={Are patients with hematuria appropriately referred to Urology? A multi-institutional questionnaire based survey.},
  author={Alan M Nieder and Yair Lotan and Geoffrey R. Nuss and Joshua P. Langston and Sachin Vyas and Murugesan Manoharan and Mark S. Soloway},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          500-3
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Hematuria is a common finding that may be a sign of serious underlying urologic disease. Thus, the AUA guidelines (written in conjunction with the American Academy of Family Practice) recommend urologic evaluation for patients with both microscopic and gross hematuria. We sought to evaluate practice patterns of the evaluation of hematuria by primary care physicians (PCPs) in two locations in the United States. METHODS Anonymous questionnaires regarding use of urinalysis (UA) and… CONTINUE READING