As a group, primary care providers and RNs misclassified UTIs about one-third of the time, an investigator tells McKnight’s. Nurses had greater odds of an incorrect assessment.
Seven days of antibiotics noninferior to 14-day course for resolution of symptoms among afebrile men with urinary tract infection
A study in Denmark found that a tailored intervention to improve knowledge about urinary tract infections and clinical communication skills among nursing home staff can result in better UTI outcomes.
A seven-day course of antibiotics is no less effective than a 14-day course for resolving urinary tract infections in men with no fever, a new study finds.
Some of my nurses believe that one way to assist with some UTI treatments is to increase fluids. What is your thought on increasing them?
So, I have this song from Disney’s animated film “Frozen” stuck in my head. The part of the song that goes, “Let it go, let it go …” See, that’s how I feel about...
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used a survey tool called the Maslach Burnout Inventory to analyse nurse burn out, or what they defined as a “burnout nurse”. Now, if...
More focused treatment of common illnesses among dually eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries could cut costs and lower hospital readmissions, researchers found.
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