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When a patient presents to an emergency department or urgent care centre, they should be given the best available information.

This updated fact sheet helps ensure clinicians and patients have access to easy-to-read information about different emergency conditions.

Give this fact sheet to your patients when discharging them from an emergency department or urgent care centre.

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Download our fact sheet to provide your patients with easy to follow guidance on urinary tract infections.

This fact sheet has the #withconsumers tick from the Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a group of infections of the urinary tract (the body’s drainage system for removing urine).

The most common UTI is cystitis, which is an infection of the bladder (where urine is stored). Other UTIs involve the urethra (the tube between the bladder and the outside known as urethritis) or kidneys (pyelonephritis).

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Centre of Clinical Excellence - Acute
Safer Care Victoria

Page last updated: 15 Jan 2021

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