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Urinary Tract Infection

Clinical Perspectives on Urinary Tract Infection

Rane, Abhay, Dasgupta, Ranan (Eds.)

2013, XIII, 77 p. 9 illus. in color.

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  • ​Written by an exceptional and well-known team of clinical experts
  • Makes use of a question and answer style, which characterizes a clear and easy approach to learning and understanding
  • The attractive handbook format makes the publication simple to carry and access

The causative organisms of Urinary Tract Infection are dynamic in terms of their virulence and resistance patterns, leading to challenges in the prevention and treatment of urinary infection. This is of relevance in both primary and secondary care, and many of the challenges are similar in both developed and developing countries alike. UTI is also associated with considerable cost in terms of morbidity, economic and research expenditure.

Written by an exceptional and well-known team of clinical experts, the purpose of Urinary Tract Infections addresses key questions facing physicians about this condition. This book is written primarily for general physicians who wish to have a broad understanding of a number of important issues concerning infection in parts of the urinary tract. Specialists may also find the book useful as a quick reference guide.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Urinary tract infection

Related subjects » Gynecology - Urology

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Definitions, Classifications and Antibiotics.- Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections.- Clinical Dilemmas.- TB, AIDS, and Uncommon UTIs.- UTI and Diabetes.- Catheter-related UTIs.- Complementary Therapy Strategies - Myths and Facts.- A Look to the Future.

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