- •Urinary tract infections in NF residents are common, morbid, costly, and challenging.
- •Challenges are diagnosis complexity, antimicrobial resistance, and antibiotic overuse.
- •Performance improvement and PDSA methodology are suitable for UTI management.
- •Novel care bundle of basic and practical approaches can reduce UTIs in NF residents.
- •Treatment of UTIs in NFs lower hospitalizations, antibiotic use, and facility costs.
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Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Source of study: This Quality Assurance Performance Improvement initiative was undertaken entirely at Gouverneur Health and received no funding from agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.