[Prevention of urinary tract infections with a single dose of cotrimoxazole (bactrim forte) in patients with a urinary catheter (author's transl)].

@article{Berger1981PreventionOU,
  title={[Prevention of urinary tract infections with a single dose of cotrimoxazole (bactrim forte) in patients with a urinary catheter (author's transl)].},
  author={C. Berger and W. Dickreuter and H. Reber},
  journal={Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde},
  year={1981},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={
          544-7
        }
}
Prevention of urinary tract infections (UTT's) in female patients with postoperative indwelling catheter was investigated by applying a single dose of cotrimoxazole on the day of removal of the catheter, and the results compared to the morbidity from perioperative urinary tract infections in the years 1978-1979. Hence, it was the aim of this open study to establish whether the incidence of postoperative nosocomial UTT'S could be lowered and development of clinical symptoms prevented… Expand