This template is based on the latest NICE and CKS guidance to help guide correct treatment choices.
The template can be located in the following ways:
- Auto-Consultation > ardens CONDITIONS INFECTIONS > UTI - Catheter
- Use the bottom left search bar in SystmOne
- Via the General Consultations template (genitourinary tab)
If using on a regular basis, save to F12 favourites for quick access.
The template provides links to 1st line/2nd line prescribing based on NICE guidance and also links to other useful templates you may need whilst using this template such as Urinalysis and Urine MC+S whilst also being able to document action taken.
There is a link to ICE/T-Quest (blue bottle icon) if needing to send Urine Culture and just below this a hyperlink to a Target UTI PIL Older Adults leaflet.
There is a also a UTI Over 65 Form for a nursing home if needed available as a Word document.
As with all Ardens formulary templates the window or view at the bottom also shows any allergies & sensitivities, current and relevant previous medications. This allows you to also re-issue or re-prescribe from this list with a right click.
Simply click the button to prescribe the medication as an acute script. Print buttons are available in the bottom right of the template.
The blue section at the bottom will show previous eGFR results for the patient. If needed there is a link to the Phlebotomy template over to the right if needing to add a request for bloods or view any other blood results for the patient.
TIP: to return to the previous page, use the tabs at the top of the template to navigate. Clicking Ok with close the template.
There are a number of reports to identify patients with a recent UTI and where antibiotics were issued / not issued.
Go to Clinical Reporting > select the Ardens Ltd folder > Conditions infections > Activity last 3 months