International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part N (2016)
Assess the prevalence of urinary tract infection among patients admitted in tertiary care hospital at Nellore
N Subhashini, Julit Joby, A Latha and Dr. Arumugam Indira
Urinary tract infection is the most common bacterial infection in women, with at least one third of women developing a UTI before the age of 24 years. The present study was conducted with an aim to identify the prevalence of urinary tract infections among patients admitted to tertiary care hospital. Screened the 100 inpatients selected by using simple random sampling technique. Checklist based on signs and symptoms of UTI was used for collecting information from the patients. The study findings revealed that 84(84%) patients are having the prevalence of UTI and majority of patients 80 (80%) having the night sweats and followed by 48(48%) patient having fatigue and general ill feeling.
How to cite this article:
N Subhashini, Julit Joby, A Latha, Dr. Arumugam Indira. Assess the prevalence of urinary tract infection among patients admitted in tertiary care hospital at Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(6):865-866.