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: Sean Mayne, 2016-09-03
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

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

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.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2014-10-31

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Pär-Daniel Sundvall
Läkare, Närhälsan, FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg, Sandared vårdcentral. Regionala Strama.

Co-worker

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

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

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

Urinary Tract Infection in Australian Nursing Home Residents, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/157941