OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cystitis? What should you expect to find? The discussion that follows is limited to infectious causes of cystitis. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial illness occurring in adults. Fungal UTIs are common in catheterized, but not in noncatheterized, patients.…
Daily antibiotic use came out on top when compared with several other strategies for managing recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs).
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A significant percentage of patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) are treated with an empiric antibiotic agent to which the etiologic bacteria is resistant.
With growing resistance due to empiric antibiotic use, what’s first-line therapy? Should asymptomatic women be treated? Our expert has the answers. One in five women will have a UTI during her lifetime, but even more astonishing is the recurrence rate. As many as 20% of women who have one episode will experience another, and up…
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Correlation highest for UTI; smaller-magnitude associations seen for UTI with intracerebral hemorrhage.
A quick review of urinary tract infection in adults using the best global evidence.
OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Urinary tract infection [UTI] is one of the most common infections in childhood. The diagnosis should be made by culture positivity. Initial therapy should be guided by age of the patient and symptom severity, and should include adequate treatment to assure infection eradication. Evaluation of the urinary tract…
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Use of cyclosporine, infliximab, and anti-IL17 agents may be associated with increased risk of symptomatic urinary tract infection in women with psoriasis.
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Many healthcare-associated, community-onset urinary tract infections develop after being discharged.
Is there a role for suppressive antibiotic therapy in geriatric patients with recurrent urinary tract infections?