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Urinary tract infection

The renal system and associated disorders

The renal system plays an important role in homeostasis and its function is to filter approximately 200 litres of fluid each day and allow excretion of toxins and metabolic waste while keeping...

The management of urinary tract infections in older patients within an urgent care out-of-hours setting

UTI is defined as an infection of the urinary system, involving lower tract, upper tract or both (NICE, 2020a). The pathogens responsible for UTI include Escherichia coli (E. coli), which accounts for...

Maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters with a novel polyhexanide-based solution: user experience

These findings indicate that use of PS in everyday clinical practice provides a novel means of catheter maintenance, which has the potential to address CACS such as CAUTI and improve patients' QoL as...

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