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Home Healthc Nurse. 1997 Mar;15(3):198-202.

Effect of cranberry juice on urinary pH in older adults.

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Department of Veteran Affairs, Medical Center, Bay Pines, Florida, USA.


Most research suggests that ingestion of cranberry juice may be useful in preventing urinary tract infections. This pilot study examines the effect of drinking moderate amounts of commercially available cranberry juice cocktail on urinary pH in older, institutionalized adults. The results of the study have implications for home care nurses who have similar patients in their case loads.

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