This SHEA expert guidance provides a framework to guide practitioners in when to evaluate nursing home residents for infection if they exhibit non-specific signs or symptoms, including: fever, hypothermia, low blood pressure, high blood sugar, delirium, behavioral changes, functional decline, falls, and anorexia.

Authors: Rowe TA, Jump RLP, Andersen BM, Banach DB, Bryant KA, Doernberg SB, Loeb M, Morgan DJ, Morris AM, Murthy RK, Nace DA, Crnich CJ

Full text: https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.1282

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