The antibiotic policies that have been recommended in the literature for the prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injuries undergoing long-term intermittent catheterisation are reviewed. Current practices in spinal units in England and Wales are reported and the rational bases of these policies are considered.
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Stickler, D., Chawla, J. An appraisal of antibiotic policies for urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injuries undergoing long-term intermittent catheterisation. Spinal Cord 26, 215–225 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.1988.34
- Spinal cord injured patients
- Urinary tract infections
- Intermittent catheterisation
- Antibiotic policies
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