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Guidelines: short-term indwelling urethral catheters

These guidelines advise health professionals and providers on preventing infections associated with the use of short-term indwelling urethral catheters. They are based on the best critically appraised evidence currently available. The type and class of supporting evidence explicitly linked to each recommendation is described. All recommendations are endorsed equally and none is regarded as optional. These recommendations are not detailed procedural protocols and need to be incorporated ...

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