Clinical features to identify urinary tract infection in nursing home residents: a cohort study.

@article{JuthaniMehta2009ClinicalFT,
  title={Clinical features to identify urinary tract infection in nursing home residents: a cohort study.},
  author={Manisha Juthani-Mehta and Vincent J. Quagliarello and Eleanor Perrelli and Virginia R. Towle and Peter H. Van Ness and Mary E. Tinetti},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={963-70}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify clinical features associated with bacteriuria plus pyuria in noncatheterized nursing home residents with clinically suspected urinary tract infection (UTI). DESIGN Prospective, observational cohort study from 2005 to 2007. SETTING Five New Haven, Connecticut area nursing homes. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred fifty-one nursing home residents each followed for 1 year for the development of clinically suspected UTI. MEASUREMENTS The combined outcome of bacteriuria (>100… CONTINUE READING
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