Do Not Do Recommendation

 
When changing catheters in patients with a long-term indwelling urinary catheter, do not offer antibiotic prophylaxis routinely but only consider antibiotic prophylaxis for patients who have a history of symptomatic urinary tract infection after catheter change or experience trauma during catheterisation

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
When changing catheters in patients with a long-term indwelling urinary catheter, do not offer antibiotic prophylaxis routinely but only consider antibiotic prophylaxis for patients who have a history of symptomatic urinary tract infection after catheter change or experience trauma during catheterisation
Interventions:
Antibiotic prophylaxis

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Infection control (CG139)
Published date:
March 2012
Paragraph number:
1.2.5.13
Page number:
21

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