Using point-of-care C-reactive protein to guide antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infections in elderly nursing home residents (UPCARE): study design of a cluster randomized controlled trial

Tjarda M. Boere, Laura W. van Buul*, Rogier M. Hopstaken, Ruth B. Veenhuizen, Maurits W. van Tulder, Jochen W. L. Cals, Theo J. M. Verheij, Cees M. P. M. Hertogh

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Original languageEnglish
Article number149
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalBMC Health Services Research
Volume20
Issue number149
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Nursing home
  • Antibiotic prescribing
  • CRP
  • Point-of-care testing
  • ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA
  • BURDEN
  • FACILITIES
  • CONSENT

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