Does anyone know of a standard or a reference to help guide the ED interpretation of a standard urinalysis and microscopy when
obtained from patients with neurogenic bladders who self-cath? We often check urines on our spina bifida patients who come in with VPS
and fever, but I usually just wait on culture results since I'm not sure how to interpret pyuria, bacteriuria, etc. on these kids. Any thoughts?
Garth Meckler, MD, MSHS
Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Oregon Health and Science University
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