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Table 8 Previously Undetected Illness Cases by Clinical Diagnosis (N = 192)

From: In-reach specialist nursing teams for residential care homes: uptake of services, impact on care provision and cost-effectiveness

Undetected Illness/Condition Frequency
N (%)
UTI 44 (23)
Chest Infection 26 (14)
Constipation 22 (12)
Dehydration 9 (5)
Localised oedema 8 (4)
Pressure Sore 7 (4)
Hypotension 5 (3)
Other1 71 (37)
Total 192 (100)
  1. 1 Other = Conditions with fewer than 5 cases. Include: abnormal weight loss, CVA, malnutrition, pneumonia, polypharmacy, cellulitis etc.