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Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine
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Published online: 2002-06-04
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Cranberry juice in prevention and treatment of urinary tract infection in terminal patients. Do we have enough evidence to believe in its efficacy?

Zbigniew Żylicz, Małgorzata Krajnik
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2002;1(2):85-88.

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Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine
Artykuły poglądowe
Published online: 2002-06-04

Abstract

Urinary tract infections are common among terminally ill patients. Cranberry juice may reduce the frequency of symptomatic urinary tract infections. The mechanism of its efficacy is connected with the inhibition of bacterial adherence to the bladder mucosa.

Abstract

Urinary tract infections are common among terminally ill patients. Cranberry juice may reduce the frequency of symptomatic urinary tract infections. The mechanism of its efficacy is connected with the inhibition of bacterial adherence to the bladder mucosa.
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Keywords

cranberry juice; urinary tract infection

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Title

Cranberry juice in prevention and treatment of urinary tract infection in terminal patients. Do we have enough evidence to believe in its efficacy?

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine

Pages

85-88

Published online

2002-06-04

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2002;1(2):85-88.

Keywords

cranberry juice
urinary tract infection

Authors

Zbigniew Żylicz
Małgorzata Krajnik

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