Urinary tract infections in the geriatric patients


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ALPAY Y., AYKIN N., KORKMAZ P. , GÜLDÜREN H. M. , Caglan F. C.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.34, no.1, pp.67-72, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.341.14013
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-72
  • Keywords: Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Complicating factors, Diagnosis, Geriatric, Microorganism, Urinary Tract Infection, NURSING-HOME RESIDENTS, BACTERIURIA

Abstract

Objective: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the second most common infection in geriatric population. This study investigated clinical findings, diagnostic approaches, complicating factors, prognosis, causative microorganisms and antimicrobial susceptibility in geriatric patients diagnosed with UTI.