Urine testing in long-term care: clinical and cost effectiveness
Record ID 32016000157
Authors' recommendations: Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of urine culture and sensitivity analysis, urine dipstick testing, or urinalysis for urine testing in asymptomatic residents in long-term care. No relevant economic evaluations were identified.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
URL for published report: http://www.cadth.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/htis/jan-2015/RB0764%20Urine%20Testing%20Utility%20Final.pdf
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Long-Term Care
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