treat uncomplicated pyelonephritis with follow up urine cultures after

Treat uncomplicated pyelonephritis with follow up

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treat uncomplicated pyelonephritis with follow-up urine cultures after treatment (Huether & McCance, 2012). Factors Any child can get a UTI, yet girls get UTIs more often than boys (NIDDK, 2012). Children with a condition called vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), which causes urine to reflux at the point where one or both ureters attach to the bladder, are at higher risk for UTIs (NIDDK, 2012). Infants and young children who get a UTI often have VUR; and boys younger than 6 months who are not circumcised are at greater risk for a UTI than circumcised boys the same age (NIDDK, 2012). References Huether, S. & McCance, K. (2012). Understanding pathophysiology (5 th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Mayo Clinic. (2016). Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Retrieved from - infection/basics/definition/con-20037892 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK). (2012). Urinary Tract Infections in Children. Retrieved from - information/health-topics/urologic-disease/urinary-tract-infection-in- children/Pages/ez.aspx
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