Management of urinary tract infections in children: No evidence exists

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7427.1346-a (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1346
  1. Adam Sandell, general practitioner (adam.sandell@nhs.net)
  1. Adelaide Medical Centre, Adelaide Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 8BE

    EDITOR—Renal disease is serious, but it is peculiarly difficult to find direct evidence that it can be prevented by the systematic approach to possible urinary tract infection in young children advocated by Coulthard et al1.

    Clinical Evidence identifies no relevant randomised controlled trials2 and one systematic review of descriptive studies that itself …

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