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Effect of an education for physicians and nurses targeting antibiotics for urinary tract infections in Swedish nursing homes - a randomised controlled trial

  • At: Beijing (China) (2007)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: PETTERSSON, Eva (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Co-author(s): Vernby, Åsa (Karolinska Institutet, STOCKHOLM, Sweden)
    Stålsby Lundborg, Cecilia (Karolinska Institutet, STOCKHOLM, Sweden)
    Mölstad, Sigvard (Unit of R&D in Primary Care, JÖNKÖPING, Sweden)
  • Abstract:

    Objective: To evaluate a multifaceted educational intervention concerning treatment of urinary tract infections in nursing homes. Methods: This was a cluster randomised controlled intervention study including 58 nursing homes in Sweden. During three months in 2003 and 2005 the nurses at the nursing homes recorded diagnosis and prescribing data on


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