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Impregnated catheters reduce bacteriuria and funguria in trauma patients

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 13 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:536

Urinary infections are a serious threat to sick inpatients, and they are usually associated with indwelling catheters. There is some evidence that impregnating catheters with antimicrobial agents such as nitrofurazone can help prevent nosocomial infections, and the latest trial …

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