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.
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…
Pediatrics Information Center
Findings support ED discharge with oral antibiotics for children with urinary tract infection.
In emergency rooms, UTIs are overdiagnosed while STIs are underdiagnosed in women.
Alternative therapies including echinacea and cranberry juice may not be as effective as believed.
A three-part solution with OTC-ingredients can help prevent future urinary tract infections.
Infectious Diseases Information Center
New data suggest an association between general practitioners' prescribing habits for urinary tract infections and UTI-related E coli bacteremia incidence.
Despite these findings, cranberry supplements may still be a viable urinary tract infection prophylactic due to high antimicrobial resistance rates, and some researchers remain hopeful that improved dosage calculations might boost the supplement's efficacy.