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Urinary Tract Infections
Jul 15, 2011 Issue
Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Recurrent UTI in Children [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
Antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent recurrent UTI may be considered in infants and children with or without vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) after a first UTI.
Acute urinary tract infections are relatively common in children, with 8 percent of girls and 2 percent of boys having at least one episode by seven years of age. The most common pathogen is Escherichia coli, accounting for approximately 85 percent of urinary tract infections in children. Renal pare...
What are the effects of treatment for acute UTI in children? What are the effects of interventions to prevent recurrence of UTI in children?
Recurrent urinary tract infections, presenting as dysuria or irritative voiding symptoms, are most commonly caused by reinfection with the original bacterial isolate in young, otherwise healthy women with no anatomic or functional abnormalities of the urinary tract. Frequency of sexual intercourse i...
Which interventions prevent further recurrence of cystitis in women experiencing at least two infections per year?
Aug 1, 2008 Issue
Cranberry Products for Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection [Cochrane for Clinicians]
Over a 12-month period, cranberry products decrease the incidence of symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs), especially in women with recurrent UTIs. Optimal dosage and form of administration (juice, tablets, or capsules) is unclear. There are no studies comparing cranberry juice with antibioti...
A common dilemma in clinical medicine is whether to treat asymptomatic patients who present with bacteria in their urine. There are few scenarios in which antibiotic treatment of asymptomatic bacteruria has been shown to improve patient outcomes. Because of increasing antimicrobial resistance, it is...
More than 7 million women are diagnosed with urinary tract infections (UTIs) annually, making it one of the most commonly seen conditions in primary care.
Up to 7 percent of girls and 2 percent of boys will have a symptomatic, culture-confirmed urinary tract infection by six years of age. Urinary tract infection may be suspected because of urinary symptoms in older children or because of fever, nonspecific symptoms, or failure to thrive in infants. Ur...
Dec 1, 2005 Issue
Duration of Therapy for Women with Uncomplicated UTI [Cochrane for Clinicians]
Three days of antibiotic therapy is as effective as longer courses for treatment of uncomplicated UTIs in women.