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UTIs in adults – Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)

Urological surgeon Professor Christopher Chapple answers questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on cystitis, antibiotics and managing UTIs in elderly patients

Learning objectives


This module will give a primary care focused overview of diagnosing and managing UTIs in adults including:

Empirical treatment of cystitis

The clinical value of urine dipstick analysis in diagnosing UTI

Managing elderly patients with a positive dipstick but who are asymptomatic

Antibiotic choice and length of course

Non-antibiotic treatments

UTIs in patients with catheters

UTIs in pregnancy


This module is free for all registered members until 2 May 2012.

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