Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 22nd, 2005
"Globally, millions of patients undergo urethral catheterization every year," according to physicians in England, who examined "the current use of prophylactic antibiotics on urinary catheter withdrawal" in a recent study.
"A questionnaire (n=300) was sent to healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with urinary catheters (consultant microbiologists, infection control nurses, consultant urologists, specialist nurses in urology, continence advisers and consultants in the care of older people)," explained H.D. Wazait and coauthors at the Royal College of...
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