Preventing infection in elders with long-term indwelling urinary catheters.

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PURPOSE To explore selected factors related to the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in older adults. DATA SOURCES This review of the literature examined multiple studies regarding UTIs, and UTIs in relation to silver-tipped catheters, cranberry juice/extract, and the bacterial lysate Escherichia coli OM-89. CONCLUSIONS… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2010.00588.x

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