Symptoms And Treatment Of Antibiotics

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Summary Part Two In this section of the project, we examined five random studies that were selected from CHINAL database. These studies provided information on the over-prescription of antibiotics in LTCF and the possible changes in practice that could be done to decrease antibiotic resistance. Most of these selected studies focused on providing providers and nurses with education to reinforce the education of antibiotic use in patients that present with ASB to reduce antibiotic resistance. The Use of Antibiotics in UTIs Patients Part Three Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common diseases treated every day by healthcare practitioners. Elderly patients that are placed in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are prone to acquiring UTIs. Antibiotic resistance in the elderly is amongst one of the most urgent public health issues in health care. In the long term healthcare setting it is estimated that antibiotic treatment cost approximately $38 million to $ 137 million per year (CDC, 2013). There is a considerable amount of antibiotic that are being prescribed for patients in LTCF with presumed UTIs. The PICO question that will be analyzed will be: in nursing home patients or long term care facilities residents with asymptomatic UTIs, what are the effects of treating with antibiotics as compared to not treating the infection with any antibiotic, can this help reduce the incidence of antibiotic resistance? The purpose of this paper is to summarize and examine
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