Canterbury DHB

Context

Urological

Urine should be sterile. If bacteria are present, treat pre-operatively according to susceptibilities.

gentamicin

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IV 3 to 5 mg/kg ideal body weight

 

AND, if indicated (e.g. bowel surgery)

metronidazole

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IV 500 mg

 

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99279):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

March 2018 (Surgical Prophylaxis)

Next Review Due:

March 2021

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Topic Code: 99279