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UTI's and Pharm

Age factors of UTI's NB-6 mths more common in boys 1-65 yrs of age it is more common in femals because of the anatomy of the female urethra
Dysuria pain or burning during urination
Urgency the sensation of not being able to hold urine
What is a UTI? is an infection involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. A UTI is labeled according to the region of the infection.
This is an infection of the upper urinary tract Pyelonephritis
may involve the ureters, renal pelvis, and papillary tips of the collecting ducts. If not detected it can lead to renal failure. Pyelonephritis
What is the nursing teaching for lower UTIs Prevention, Early Identification
Evidence points to avoid ___________ and early removal of ______ as critical to preventing UTI's Catheteriazation, catheters
the most common type of UTI Cystitis
Incidence of UTI's increase in the aging femal because: of bladder prolapse
symptoms indicative of acute upper UTI's fairly high fever (101F) shaking chills N/V Flank pain In severe infections (esp. in elderly, altered LOC)
Most commoninfective bacterial organism in acute cystitis E. coli
Antifolates are effective in common UTI pathogens eccept Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Are indicated for pseudomonas aeruginosa and multi-drug resistant gram negative also patients with sulfa allergies Fluoroquinolones
Initial tests for UTI's Macroscopic urinalysis, dipstick nitrate test, Leukocyte esterase dipstick test, microscopic urinalysis quantitative
These people don't have usual UTI symptoms Pregnant women
This is not approperate to do for the convienance of the nurse catheterize a patient
Created by: jaymee4647