ABC of Urology

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7055.491c (Published 24 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:491
  1. Sue J Vernon, Research associate,
  2. Malcolm G Coulthard, Consultant paediatric nephrologist,
  3. Heather J Lambert, Consultant paediatric nephrologist
  1. Paediatric Nephrology Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP

    Comments on managing urinary tract infection in children were inadequate

    EDITOR,—We were disappointed by the section on managing urinary tract infection in children in Chris Dawson and Hugh Whitfield's ABC of Urology.1 There is widespread agreement on most aspects of the diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of such infection in childhood; these were missing from this article. The current consensus was summarised by a Royal College of Physicians working group, whose members included paediatricians, paediatric nephrologists, radiologists, microbiologists, general practitioners, paediatric urologists, and a parent. …

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