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  Green: complete   Clean catch urine or bag specimen in UTI in non toilet trained children?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is Cefalexin better than trimethoprim for treating UTI in children?
  Green: complete   Negative urinalysis to exclude urinary tract infection in children
  BET Title Available 234 Months   Play therapy or drugs in children in hospital
  BET Title Available 191 Months   Play therapy or drugs for children in Emergency Departments
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Ethyl chloride for emergency paediatric intravenous cannulation
  Green: complete   Should tympanic temperature measurement be trusted?
  Green: complete   Should preterm neonates with a central venous catheter (CVC) and coagulase negative staphylococcal (CoNS) bacteremia be treated without removal of the catheter?
  Green: complete   Oral sucrose reduces the pain of neonatal procedures
  BET Title Available 261 Months   Ciprofloxacin vs Trimethoprim in the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection
  BET Title Available 226 Months   Spontaneous pneumothorax in a neonate and association with renal malformations
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Tepid sponging in the febrile child
  Green: complete   Accuracy of negative dipstick urinalysis in ruling out urinary tract infection in adults
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Is early use of steroid helpful in preventing subsequent nephropathy in Henoch-Schonlein purpura ?
  Green: complete   Ultrasonography to rule out renal malformations in newborns with isolated preauricular tags/pits
  BET Title Available 237 Months   Is anticoagulation therapy effective in neonatal renal vein thrombosis
  Green: complete   Are routine urine cultures helpful in the management of asymptomatic infants or preschool children with a previous urinary tract infection?
  BET Title Available 143 Months   Can urinary myoglobin assay be used to assess the risk of developing acute renal failure in patients with rhabdomylosis
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Trimethoprim vs Nitrofurantoin in the treatment of UTI in children
  Green: complete   How useful is C-reactive protein in detecting occult bacterial infection in young children with fever without apparent focus?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   In younger adults with haematuria is it more appropriate to refer to a urologist or a nephrologist?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is tympanic or oral thermometry more accurate in febrile children?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Are prolonged febrile convulsions associated with recurrent febrile convulsions?
  Green: complete   Urethral catheter or suprapubic aspiration to reduce contamination of urine samples in young children?
  Green: complete   How common is co-existing meningitis in infants with urinary tract infection?

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