Point-of-Care Urine Pregnancy Screening in the Emergency Department: Diagnostic Accuracy, Clinical Utility, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : December 7, 2017)
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  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care urine pregnancy screens for patients presenting to the emergency department?

  2. What is the clinical utility of point-of-care urine pregnancy screens for patients presenting to the emergency department?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of point-of-care urine pregnancy screens for patients presenting to the emergency department?


Key Message

Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the diagnostic accuracy or clinical utility of point-of-care urine pregnancy screens for patients presenting to the emergency department.