Dipstick urine test advice misses the point
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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

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