Acute Inpatient Hospitalization

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The patient is a 97-year-old female who presents to the ED because of urinary incontinence with hematuria and vaginal bleeding. The patient is very weak, unable to walk prior to admission despite her 97 years of age she is able to ambulate her home with the assistance for walker. In the ED she was found to be positive for influenza. The rest of her medical history she is chronic kidney disease, increased lipids, she is anemic and has hypertension. Urologic consultation indicates that catheterization of her urine in the ED showed it to be amber. Besides having influenza she probably is having vaginal bleeding. I believe that this patient warrants acute inpatient hospitalization. She is 97 years of age with a multiplicity of comorbidities

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