Age & Presentation of Urinary Tract Infections | News Brief

A large number of adults older than 65 who are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the ED appear to have no fever or urinary tract symptoms. Results from a national survey reported the following:





The authors added that nursing home residence was associated with an increased risk for fever and altered mental status but a decreased likelihood of urinary tract symptoms.

Abstract: Academic Emergency Medicine, October 2012.


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CME: Bridging the Gap: Clinical Trial Design and Implication for Translating Research into Clinical Practice in Epilepsy
CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity

Epilepsy affects some 2.3 million adults and 467,711 children in the United States. Selecting the best drug for a particular patient and for a specific seizure type can be challenging for clinicians. Evidence based recommendations on the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of several AEDs were developed in 2004...

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