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Design: Randomised, prospective, single-centre control trial.
Allocation: Infants randomised with ratio of 1:1 to intervention:control.
Blinding: Non-blinded once allocated.
Does simple stimulation ‘Quick-Wee’ method of clean catch urine collection1 increase rate of infant voiding in 5 min?
Setting: Large paediatric emergency department in Melbourne.
Participants: 354 (174 intervention, 170 control) infants aged 1–12 months (mean age 5.4 months) in whom urine collection by clean catch method was deemed necessary by the treating clinician.
Intervention: ‘Quick-Wee’ method of stimulation of suprapubic area in a circular pattern with gauze soaked in cold water.
Control group: Standard clean catch technique.
Primary outcome: Voiding …
Contributors SR provided abstract. OF provided commentary.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.