Is there a role for suppressive antibiotic therapy in geriatric patients with recurrent urinary tract infections?
Retail purchased chicken may be the source of the pathogen that causes human urinary tract infections.
Nephrology Information Center
The use of a moderate to low susceptibility antibiotic to treat a urinary tract infection [UTI] may result in a 1.74-fold increase in the odds of an emergency department readmission within 30 days for another UTI.
Alternative Meds Update
D-mannose is a simple sugar that can be used as an effective alternative to antibiotics in a number of conditions.
In emergency rooms, UTIs are overdiagnosed while STIs are underdiagnosed in women.
Pediatrics Information Center
Findings support ED discharge with oral antibiotics for children with urinary tract infection.
Hospital Infection Control
How do rehabilitation services impact infection control? Gastrointestinal: Rehabilitation Services contribute guidelines related to the treatment of infectious diseases in unique patient populations, namely individuals with neurogenic bowels from upper or lower motor neuron disorders (e.g., spinal cord injury, brain injury or disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, stroke, peripheral neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease). Pulmonary: Rehabilitation Services…
A three-part solution with OTC-ingredients can help prevent future urinary tract infections.
Alternative therapies including echinacea and cranberry juice may not be as effective as believed.
The majority of women who delayed antibiotics for UTI reported spontaneous improvement after one week.