Do urinary tract infections affect morale among very old women?

  title={Do urinary tract infections affect morale among very old women?},
  author={Irene Eriksson and Yngve G. Gustafson and Lisbeth Fagerstr{\"o}m and Birgitta Olofsson},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
BACKGROUND Urinary tract infection (UTI) is among the most common bacterial infections in women of all ages but the incidence increases with older age. Despite the fact that UTI is a common problem it is still poorly investigated regarding its connection with experienced health and morale. The aim of this study was to explore the impact of a diagnosed, symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) with or without ongoing treatment on morale or subjective wellbeing among very old women. METHODS In… CONTINUE READING

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