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Urinary Tract Infections GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting

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AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

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The digital subscription version of the Urinary Tract Infections GUIDELINES Pocket Guide contains all the same great information found in the physical pocket guide, and can be accessed on mobile devices and online:

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The Urinary Tract Infections in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the American Medical Directors Association and was developed with their collaboration. It contains diagnostic and treatment recommendations in a 12-step management program, 3 management algorithms, Loeb criteria for initiating antibiotics, a form for requesting a physician’s consultation and a program for antibiotic stewardship.

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  • 28 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.5″ x 7.25″
  • Key Points
  • STEP 1: What are the Signs and Symptoms of UTIs?
  • STEP 2: Which Symptoms Are No Longer Considered To Be Suggestive of UTI?
  • STEP 3: Which Criteria Are Available for the Diagnosis and Management of UTI in the PALTC Setting?
  • STEP 4: When Should A Diagnostic Test Be Sent For A Potential UTI?
  • STEP 5: What Are The Best Methods For Urine Collection?
  • STEP 6: Recognize When To Initiate Empiric Antibiotics
  • STEP 7: Choosing Empiric Antibiotics
  • STEP 8: De-Escalation of Antibiotics
  • STEP 9: Determining the Length of Therapy
  • STEP 10: Monitoring of Individuals With a Change in Condition But Who Do Not Meet Diagnostic Criteria for UTI (“Active Monitoring”)
  • STEP 11: Monitoring of Individuals Treated and At Risk for UTI
  • STEP 12: Monitoring the Nursing Home's Performance With Respect to UTIs
  • Appendices
    • Loeb Minimum Criteria for Initiating Antibiotics for Suspected UTIs
    • Suspected UTI SBAR
    • Internal Delphi Consensus Criteria Decision Tool for the Empiric Treatment of Suspected Urinary Tract Infection in Frail Older Adults WITH an Indwelling Urinary Catheter
    • IOU Consensus Criteria Algorithm for the Diagnostic Approach to Acute Simple (Uncomplicated) Cystitis in Non-Catheterized Nursing Home Residents
    • Applying the CDC’s Core Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes to Support the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Suspected UTIs
  • Reference List

AMDA -- The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is the only medical specialty society representing the community of over 50,000 medical directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other practitioners working in the various post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) settings.

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