Use of antibiotics for urinary tract infection in institutionalized and home-dwelling elderly
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: HAASUM, Ylva (Karolinska Institutet, Aging Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Co-author(s): Fastbom, J. (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)
Johnell, K. (Aging Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden)
To compare the use of urinary tract infection (UTI) antibiotics between institutionalized and home-dwelling elderly.
In this register based study of 1 347 564 institutionalized and home-dwelling Swedes aged ≥65 years, we studied the use of quinolones (ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin), pivmecillinam, trimethoprim and nitrofurantoin on 30 The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.