Letters Suspected UTI in older people

An accurate history is particularly important in older people with suspected urinary tract infection

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5636 (Published 18 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5636
  1. Phil J R Taylor, general practitioner1
  1. 1Kilmington, UK
  1. philtaylor{at}nhs.net

Ninan and colleagues’ article on investigating suspected urinary tract infection in older people seems to be written from a hospital perspective and does not take into account the fact that, in most cases of urinary tract infection in elderly women, it is …

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