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1

How should upper and lower UTIs be treated

Upper -> IV cephalosporin

Lower -> trimethoprim (oral)

 

(give fluids for both lol)

2

What is an upper UTI also known as 

Pylonephritis

3

Give examples of urine collection methods

Clean catch urine sample

Urine collection pads and bags

Supra-pubic aspirate

Cathater

4

What is the best urine collection method

Clean catch urine sample

5

For UTIs, what do you look for on:

a) urine dipstick

b) urine culture

a) lecuocytes and nitrites

b) pyuria and bacteriuria

6

What are the clinical features of a UTI in neonates

Fever

Vomiting

Lethargy

Irritability

Poor feeding

7

What are the clinical features of UTIs in non-verbal children

Fever

Abdominal & loin pain

Vomiting

Poor feeding

8

What are the clinical features of UTIs in verbal children

Dysuria

Increased frequency

Incontinence

Abdominal & loin pain