Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be distressing but are not usually severe, and a short course of antibiotics is all that is needed. ... children, patients with systemic illness and the elderly, may require more in-depth investigations and possible referral. ... for those with systemic illness, pregnancy, for patients with long-term catheters and recurrent UTIs that do not improve. ... Treatment of children is guided by the risk of severity of infection as judged by the feverish child guidelines (seeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance|
|Author||:||Francis Morris, Jim Wardrope, Shammi Ramlakhan|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2014-01-27|