Implementing a urinary tract infection clinical practice guideline in an ambulatory urgent care practice.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A clinical practice guideline for uncomplicated urinary tract infections in an ambulatory urgent care practice was implemented. Aims were to increase the number of first-line antibiotics prescribed to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections, increase the use of second-line antibiotics prescribed when appropriate, and decrease the number of unnecessary urine cultures.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hopkins, L; McCroskey, D; Reeves, G; Tanabe, P

Published Date

  • April 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 50 - 54

PubMed ID

  • 24633639

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8662

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-1817

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.npr.0000444651.10142.06


  • eng