Urinary Tract Infections ( UTIs ) in Adults ( ≥ 16 years of age ) - Which guideline decision tree in secondary care

Publication: 28/03/2008  
Last review: 21/09/2017  
Next review: 21/09/2020  
Clinical Guideline
CURRENT 
ID: 1221 
Approved By: Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Group 
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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Adults (≥ 16 years of age): Which guideline decision tree

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Provenance

Record: 1221
Objective:

Aims

  • To improve the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections, including acute pyelonephritis, in adults (≥ 16 years of age).

Objectives

  • To provide evidence-based recommendations for appropriate investigation of urinary tract infections, including acute pyelonephritis, in adults.
  • To provide evidence-based recommendations for appropriate empirical or directed antimicrobial therapy of urinary tract infections, including acute pyelonephritis.
  • To recommend appropriate dose, route of administration and duration of antimicrobial agents.
  • To advise in the event of antimicrobial allergy.
Clinical condition:

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Target patient group: any adult patient in LTHT with a urinary tract infection or suspected UTI
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Doctors
Pharmacists
Primary Care Doctors
Secondary Care Nurses
Midwives
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Evidence base

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Approved By

Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Group

Document history

LHP version 1.0

Related information

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