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New NICE guidelines for UTI management: what will change?
  1. S Sebastin Jose1,
  2. E-Sq Sharif2
  1. 1
    Department of Paediatrics, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Paediatrics, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby road, Hull HU3 2JZ
  1. Dr Sebastin Jose, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby road, Hull HU3 2JZ; sandhyasebastin{at}yahoo.co.uk

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Recently there have been concerns raised over the significant reduction in radiological investigations and follow-up in children who present with urinary tract infection (UTI) if managed in accordance to the new NICE guidelines published in August 2007. With this in mind we performed a retrospective audit to compare the existing guidelines with the new NICE guidelines. Case notes of all children with confirmed culture-positive UTI during a 1-year period from January to December …

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