Tag: infectious diseases

Association of intensive vs standard blood pressure control with magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease 1. Intensive treatment of blood pressure resulted in small but statistically significant greater decline in hippocampal volume compared to standard treatment. 2. No significant differences between treatment groups in other Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Among older adults with urinary tract infections, antibiotic prophylaxis was associated with an increased risk of ED visit or hospitalization for UTI, sepsis, or bacteremia. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the most common bacterial infections prompting the utilization of health care services. They exert a...