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Diagnostic value of symptoms and signs for identifying urinary tract infection in older adult outpatients: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Objectives To critically appraise and evaluate the diagnostic value of symptoms and signs in identifying UTI in older adult outpatients, using evidence from observational studies. Methods We searched Medline and Medline in process, Embase and Web of Science, from inception up to September 2017. We included studies assessing the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and/or signs in predicting UTI in outpatients aged 65 years and above. Study quality was assessed us... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jinf.2018.06.012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1009-1992
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Gbinigie, OA
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infection Journal website
Volume:
77
Issue:
5
Pages:
379-390
Publication date:
2018-06-30
Acceptance date:
2018-06-22
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EISSN:
1532-2742
ISSN:
0163-4453
Pubs id:
pubs:864460
URN:
uri:4a50916d-4014-4596-9e01-baf9b52f23cb
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uuid:4a50916d-4014-4596-9e01-baf9b52f23cb
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pubs:864460

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