Cranberry Capsules Are Not Effective in Preventing Bacteriuria with Pyuria in Elderly Women in Nursing Homes.

Title

Cranberry Capsules Are Not Effective in Preventing Bacteriuria with Pyuria in Elderly Women in Nursing Homes.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Internal Medicine Alert

Date

2016
2016-12-30

Description

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that giving cranberry capsules to elderly women residing in nursing homes did not result in any significant benefits, including no reduction in symptomatic urinary tract infections.

Subject

Female; Aged; Hospitalization; Odds Ratio; Mortality; Drug Utilization; Confidence Intervals; Inpatients; Women's Health; Descriptive Statistics; Drug Resistance; Microbial; Treatment Outcomes; Randomized Controlled Trials; Double-Blind Studies; Fluid Intake; Gerontologic Care; Long Term Care; Nursing Home Patients; 80 and Over; Antibiotics – Therapeutic Use; Capsules – Administration and Dosage – In Old Age; Cranberry – Therapeutic Use – In Old Age; Plant Extracts – Therapeutic Use – In Old Age; Urinary Tract Infections – Prevention and Control – In Old Age

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

3–4

Issue

24

Volume

38

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “Cranberry Capsules Are Not Effective in Preventing Bacteriuria with Pyuria in Elderly Women in Nursing Homes.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 25, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5840.

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