urinarytractdisorders

urinarytractdisorders - Urinary Tract Disorders Presented...

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1 Urinary Tract Disorders Presented by Mannny Ramos RN, MSN Urinary Tract Infections Common organisms: •E . co l i • Staph. Saprophyticus • Catheter- associated, gram –negative bacteria: Proteus, klebsiella, seratia, pseudomonas Normal mechanisms • Adequate urine volume • Free flow of urine • Complete bladder emptying • Acidity of urine
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2 classification • Lower UTI: urethritis, prostitis, cystitis • Upper UTI: pyelonephritis risk factors • Aging • Females • Males • Urinary obstruction • impaired bladder innervation • Bowel incontinence • Diabetes • intrumentation Cystitis General manifestations: •D y s u r i a • Frequency and urgency •P y u r i a • Hematuria • nocturia
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3 Catheter-associated UTI • May be asymptomatic • Most resolve with removal of catheter, antibiotics • Complication is gram-negative bacteremia
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course NUR 2211 taught by Professor Judithclark during the Fall '11 term at Valencia.

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