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Table 1 SPIRIT schedule of resident enrollment, intervention, and data collection

From: Antibiotic prescribing and non-prescribing in nursing home residents with signs and symptoms ascribed to urinary tract infection (ANNA): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

  Allocation Enrolment Data collection Close-out
TIMEPOINT Before study onset T0
(index)
T0
(index)
T1
(day 3)
T2
(day 7)
T3
(day 21)
After completion data-collection
ENROLMENT
Eligibility screen   X      
Informed consent X       
Allocation X       
INTERVENTIONS
UTI treatment decision tool in EHR   X X     
Education for physicians & nursing staff X       
ASSESSMENTS
Patient characteristics    X     
Primary outcome (appropriate antibiotic prescribing)    X     
Secondary outcomes (course of symptoms, alternative diagnoses, changes in treatment policy, hospitalization, morality)    X X X X  
Total antibiotic prescribing        X
  1. Abbreviations: UTI Urinary tract infection, EHR Electronic health record