What is the benefit of prophylactic bed rest after a lumbar puncture (LP)?

Updated: Aug 02, 2018
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Prophylactic bed rest after lumbar puncture has not been shown to be of benefit and should not be recommended. [17, 18, 19]


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