Lindsay Nicolle, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Lindsay Nicolle

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in the Catheterized Patient

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has catheter-acquired urinary tract infection? What should you expect to find? Catheter-acquired urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common health care acquired infection. Acquisition of new bacteriuria while a catheter remains in situ is 3 to 7% each day. An…

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in the Nursing Home Patient

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your nursing home patient has urinary tract infection? What should you expect to find? Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common diagnoses in nursing home residents. There is substantial uncertainty in the diagnosis of symptomatic urinary infection in this population. Diagnostic accuracy…

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