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Prophylactic antibiotics overused for UTIs

Antimicrobial prophylaxis does not reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs in children—but does increase the risk of antibiotic resistance, new data show. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia followed 611 children age 6 and under who were diagnosed with a first UTI between July 1, 2001, and May 31, 2006. Most of the…
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Prophylactic antibiotics overused for UTIs

Antimicrobial prophylaxis does not reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs in children—but does increase the risk of antibiotic resistance, new data show.Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia followed 611 children age 6 and under who were diagnosed with a first UTI between July 1, 2001, and May 31, 2006. Most of the children…
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Managing acute UTIs in postmenopausal women

UTIs present clinically as dysuria, with symptoms of frequent and urgent urination secondary to irritation of the urethral and bladder mucosa.
Critical Care Medicine

Urogenital Infections in the ICU (UTI, Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, Catheter-Associated UTI, Asymptomatic bacteriuria, ASB, Urosepsis)

Urogenital Infections in the ICU Related Conditions UTI, Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, Catheter-Associated UTI, Asymptomatic bacteriuria, ASB, Urosepsis 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Urogenital infections in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) include urinary tract infection (UTI) and, in the male, prostatitis. The clinical spectrum of UTI includes asymptomatic bacteriuria…
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Managing UTIs in women

Urinalysis and physical exam determine if the infection is complicated or uncomplicated, primary or recurrent and guide treatment strategy.
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How to select the right drugs for UTIs

Increasing antimicrobial resistance among the causative pathogens has made it more difficult to effectively treat UTIs and prostatitis.
Infectious Diseases

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI): Pyelonephritis/Complicated

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pyelonephritis/complicated urinary tract infection? What should you expect to find? Urinary tract infections (UTI) can be separated into distinct syndromes depending on host characteristics and the presence of symptoms. The syndromes of pyelonephritis, infection of the renal parenchyma, and complicated UTI, infections…
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