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

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Published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2008, no. 3, p. CD001535
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 AgedAnti-Infective Agents, Urinary/administration & dosageDrug Administration ScheduleFemaleHumansMiddle AgedRandomized Controlled Trials as TopicTime FactorsTreatment OutcomeUrinary Tract Infections/drug therapy
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PMID: 18646074
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Research group Groupe Desmeules Jules (pharmacologie/toxicologie) (567)
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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. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:86843

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