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Antibiotic duration for treating uncomplicated, symptomatic lower urinary tract infections in elderly women

Published inCochrane database of systematic reviews, no. 3, CD001535
Publication date2008
Abstract

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common in elderly patients. Authors of non systematic literature reviews often recommend longer treatment durations (7 to 14 days) for older women, but the evidence for such recommendations is unclear.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary/administration & dosage
  • Drug Administration Schedule
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Urinary Tract Infections/drug therapy
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LUTTERS, Monika, VOGT-FERRIER, Nicole Barbara. Antibiotic duration for treating uncomplicated, symptomatic lower urinary tract infections in elderly women. In: Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2008, n° 3, p. CD001535. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001535.pub2
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