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Antibiotic prophylaxis for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults

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Many patients in hospital will have a urinary catheter inserted and Cochrane Reviews have examined a variety of aspects relating to their use. Gail Lusardi, from the University of South Wales in Pontypridd, describes the July 2013 update of one of these, looking at the use of antibiotics.

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Updated on: October 1, 2013, 15:30

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