Evid Based Nurs 7:73 doi:10.1136/ebn.7.3.73
  • Treatment

Nurse led education plus direct access to imaging improved diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections in children

Nurse led education plus direct access to imaging v usual care for paediatric patients in general practices (subgroup analysis of children referred for imaging)*

Outcomes at 20 months Nurse led intervention Usual care RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*UTIs  =  urinary tract infections. Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Bacteriologically proven UTIs 79% 60% 31% (16 to 54) 6 (4 to 8)

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