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.


From our CME partner, AKH Inc.

Allergy Management in the Primary Care Setting: A New Look at Improving Outcomes in Patients with Common Allergies
CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity

The goal of this activity is to provide learners with a practical appreciation of the role of the primary care physician in safe, effective environmental allergy diagnosis and treatment. Participants will become familiar with techniques for patient safety and efficient strategies to administer allergy testing and treatment in the primary care practice.

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