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Urinary Incontinence

A positive nitrite test was an independent risk factor for invasive bacterial infections in infants under 90 days of age with fever without source.

Feb 18, 2020

This study analysed the association between a positive nitrite dipstick test and an invasive bacterial infection (IBI) in infants younger than 90 days of age with fever without source (FWS).We perform...

Comparison of high-resolution water perfused anorectal manometry with the THD® Anopress anal manometry: a prospective observational study.

Jan 30, 2020

Anorectal physiology tests provide a functional assessment of the anal canal. The aim of this study was to compare the results generated by the standard high-resolution water perfused manometry (WPM) ...

Isolation of Morganella morganii and Providencia species from clinical samples in a tertiary care hospital.

Jan 30, 2020

The members of the tribe Proteeae, Morganella and Providencia are being increasingly recognized as important pathogens. The spectrum of disease caused by them is wide and in reported cases the mortali...

Factors associated with death in bedridden patients in China: A longitudinal study.

Jan 30, 2020

Immobility is common and associated with adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients, especially older people. However, the factors contributing to mortality in bedridden patients are not well known. Th...

Evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms in children with Down syndrome: A prospective, case-controlled cohort study.

Jan 24, 2020

In children with Down syndrome (DS) which causes cognitive impairment and intellectual disability (ID), dysfunctional voiding is proposed to be more common than in the normal population. In this study...

Reducing contamination of midstream urine samples through standardized collection processes: a best practice implementation project.

Jan 24, 2020

The objective of this project is to decrease the rates of midstream urine sample contamination through standardization of evidence-based techniques among nurses.Urinary tract infection is a prevalent ...

Outcomes of a Nurse-Led Difficult Urinary Catheter Team in an Academic Medical Center.

Jan 24, 2020

Catheter insertion for complex patients by inexperienced nurses can lead to avoidable iatrogenic urethral injury and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).The study aim was to evaluate a...

Elevated plasma YKL-40 and risk of infectious disease: a prospective study of 94665 individuals from the general population.

Jan 24, 2020

YKL-40 is an acute phase protein elevated in patients with infectious and inflammatory diseases. We tested the hypothesis that baseline elevated YKL-40 is associated with increased risk of future infe...

Pre-operative Urinary Tract Infection Increases Post-Operative Morbidity in Spine Patients.

Jan 24, 2020

Retrospective review OBJECTIVE.: Compare post-operative infection rates and 30-day outcomes in spine surgery patients with and without a pre-operative urinary tract infection (UTI).There is mixed evid...