Management of suspected bacterial urinary tract infection in adults

 

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[Guideline cover]REMIT OF THE GUIDELINE

This update sets existing recommendations more clearly in the context of the need to minimise the risk of antibiotic-resistant organisms developing greater resistance. Recommendations on prescribing are replaced with reference to local prescribing protocols. The risks of CDI and MRSA are also discussed.

Guideline No 88
ISBN 978 1 905813 88 9
July 2006 (Updated July 2012)

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[arrow] Alogrithm: suspected UTI in non-pregnant women [Acrobat logo] (53K)
[arrow] Alogrithm: suspected UTI in pregnant women [Acrobat logo] (42K)
[arrow] Alogrithm: suspected UTI in adult men [Acrobat logo] (39K)
[arrow] Alogrithm: suspected UTI older people [Acrobat logo] (50K)
[arrow] Search strategy [Acrobat logo] (77K)
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[arrow] Health Protection Network guidance on the control of Clostridium difficile infection in care settings in Scotland [Acrobat logo] (1.12M)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[arrow] Report on a recommended referral document November 1998

 

 

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