Urinary Tract Infection in Australian Nursing Home Residents
Urinary Tract Infection in Australian Nursing Home Residents
Document number : 157941
Created by: Sean Mayne, 2014-10-31
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2018-03-23
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

Despite numerous causes, a change in mental state of a nursing home resident is often attributed a urinary tract infection (UTI). This project aims to quantify the prevalence of treated UTI, its non-specific symptoms and factors leading to treatment, in nursing home residents in tropical Australia.

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
FoU Centrum
Pär-Daniel Sundvall
Närhälsan, FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg och Sandared vårdcentral. Även Strama Västra Götaland.

Co-worker

Alexander Bowden
James Cook University
Description of the role in this project:
Second Reviewer for Systematic Literature Review.

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

The Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection, Non-specific Symptoms and Antibiotic Treatment in Nursing Home Residents in an Australian Tropical Setting.

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is given by a HREC

Date commenced

2014-10-31

4. Outcome

Publications from this project

  1. Montreal, Canada: 45th NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group) Annual Meeting; 2017.
  2. Mayne S, Bowden A, Sundvall P, Gunnarsson R.
    Montreal, Canada: 45th NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group) Annual Meeting; 2017.

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Some implementation internationally


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http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/157941