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Urologic care in long-term facilities

Urologic care in long-term facilities

Urologic Clinics of North America 23(1): 137-146

The urologic care of the institutionalized elderly is confounded by the high prevalence of comorbid conditions. There is also a challenge to provide cost effective care to this group that requires a disproportionate share of health care resources. Bacteriuria, hematuria, and problems of urine control and drainage provide unique clinical conditions that must be dealt with.

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Accession: 034144377

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PMID: 8677532

DOI: 10.1016/S0094-0143(05)70299-8

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