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Antibiotic management of urinary tract infection in elderly patients in primary care and its association with bloodstream infections and all cause mortality: population based cohort study

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI) and severe adverse outcomes in elderly patients in primary care.

DESIGN: Retrospective population based cohort study.

SETTING: Clinical Practice Research Datalink (2007-15) primary care records linked to hospital episode statistics and death records in England.

PARTICIPANTS: 157 264 adults aged 65 year...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.l525

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4786-3394
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8994-2816
Publisher:
BMJ
Journal:
Research More from this journal
Volume:
364
Article number:
l525
Publication date:
2019-02-27
Acceptance date:
2019-01-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pmid:
30814048
Language:
English
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pubs:979054
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uuid:f7264e61-c69f-46ca-916e-95be82a1ae54
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pubs:979054
Source identifiers:
979054
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2019-04-30

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