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Algorithm of Loeb et al for Treating a Nursing Home Resident for a Urinary Tract Infection

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Loeb et al developed an algorithm for when to treat a nursing home resident for a urinary tract infection. This can help reduce unnecessary antibiotic therapy. The authors are from McMaster University, the University of Toronto, and the Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada.

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