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Guide to improving the use of antibiotics in the management of urinary tract infections in aged residential care

14 Oct 2022

This guide was developed to support ARC multidisciplinary teams in implementing strategies to:

  • improve symptom recognition and communication in the diagnosis of UTI
  • reduce the rate of urinary antibiotic prescriptions for residents whose symptoms do not meet clinical criteria for UTI
  • improve systems for review of antibiotic treatment following results of laboratory testing: urine microscopy, sensitivity and culture (MC&S).