Dipstick urine test advice misses the point
Bethann Siviter Independent nursing consultant
Advice against using this measuring device to identify urinary tract infections in people over 65 appears flawed
Guidance advising against using dipsticks to identify urinary tract infections (UTI) in people over 65 has been published by Public Health England and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Primary Health Care. 29, 3, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/phc.29.3.14.s15