Resource Summary

Summary
Alberta clinicians caring for residents in long term care facilities (LTCF)* will:
Increase the accuracy of clinical diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTI)
Reduce inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria
Optimize antibiotic therapy for treatment of UTI while minimizing short and long term risks associated with antibiotic use
Optimize testing and use of laboratory services for UTI
TARGET POPULATION
Older adults living in LTCF
*LTCF is any congregate living environment for older or disabled persons who have high personal and professional care needs


*** Original Documents can be found and downloaded using the link provided below ***

http://www.topalbertadoctors.org/cpgs/

Publication Date: 2015-1-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-20 10:21:37