Management of urinary tract infections in older people
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Management of urinary tract infections in older people

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common cause of hospital admissions, particularly in older people. In the past five years, there were more than 800,000 hospital admissions for UTIs in England alone – with almost three fifths occurring in people over 65.

Primary Health Care. 34, 2, 6-7. doi: 10.7748/phc.34.2.6.s2

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