Implementing a urinary tract infection clinical practice guideline in an ambulatory urgent care practice - Abstract

A clinical practice guideline for uncomplicated urinary tract infections in an ambulatory urgent care practice was implemented.

Aims were to increase the number of first-line antibiotics prescribed to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections, increase the use of second-line antibiotics prescribed when appropriate, and decrease the number of unnecessary urine cultures.

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Hopkins L, McCroskey D, Reeves G, Tanabe P.   Are you the author?
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.; Nursing and Medicine at Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Reference: Nurse Pract. 2014 Apr 13;39(4):50-4.
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000444651.10142.06

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 24633639 Infections Section