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Clinical trial of junction seals for the prevention of urinary catheter-associated bacteriuria.

Authors
  • Huth, T S
  • Burke, J P
  • Larsen, R A
  • Classen, D C
  • Stevens, L E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Internal Medicine
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1992
Volume
152
Issue
4
Pages
807–812
Identifiers
PMID: 1558439
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of a tape seal applied to the catheter-drainage tubing junction within 24 hours of catheter insertion was not associated with significantly lower rates of bacteriuria and mortality in patients undergoing short-term catheterization.

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