Effect of an education for physicians and nurses targeting antibiotics for urinary tract infections in Swedish nursing homes - a randomised controlled trial
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- 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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.