Cystitis Treatment in Women, Circa 2011: New Role for an Old Drug
- JOURNAL CLUB. ANTIBIOTICS OFTEN PRESCRIBED FOR UTIs WITHOUT URINE TESTING. FREEDMAN, MARIAN; BURKE, MICHAEL G. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Nov2013, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p22
The article discusses research being done on the practice of physicians to prescribe antibiotics to patients with urinary tract infections (UTIs) without undergoing urinalysis. It references the study by H.L. Copp, et al., in a 2013 issue of "Pediatrics."
- Why UTIs Are Different from URIs. Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert;3/29/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p41
For women with suspected urinary tract infection, there is no advantage to routinely sending midstream urine samples for testing; antibiotics based on dipstick tests with a delayed prescription as backup, or empirical delayed prescription, can help to reduce antibiotic use.
- Diagnosing UTI is as Simple as 1, 2, 3. Wilke, Allan J. // Internal Medicine Alert;2/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p17
The article reports on the study concerning the utilization of empiric antibiotics for women diagnosed with urinary tract infection.
- Bacterial susceptibility to oral antibiotics in community acquired urinary tract infection. Prais, D.; Straussberg, R.; Avitzur, Y.; Nussinovitch, M.; Harel, L.; Amir, J. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p215
Methotrexate (MTX) has transformed the outlook for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JLA). Most of the evidence from uncontrolled clinical trials suggests that MTX is an effective agent for treating active JlA. Data from controlled clinical trials suggests that MTX has statistically...
- Antibiotic resistance on the rise in UTI organisms. Schradin, Thomas // Urology Times;May2003, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p28
Reports on findings of a study on changes in the bacterial profile of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and the related resistance to commonly used antibiotics, conducted by Hassan Wazait and colleagues at the Whittington Hospital in London and presented at the European...
- An essay on the consequences of childhood urinary tract infection. Chambers, Timothy // Pediatric Nephrology;1997, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p178
Explores the consequences of childhood urinary tract infection (UTI). Views of children, parents, pediatricians and radiologists on UTI; Antibiotic therapy for childhood UTI; Ways of identifying children with serious and treatable renal and urinary tract disorders.
- Headlines & Your Health. // Cleveland Clinic Men's Health Advisor;Feb2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p5
The article focuses on a study published in the December 3, 2012 issue of the journal "Archives of Internal Medicine" which shows that taking antibiotics for a long time in treating male urinary tract infections (UTIs) is not good for reducing repeat urinary infections.
- Treating A UTI. // Pediatrics for Parents;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the changes in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) in adults in the U.S. Effectiveness of short-term UTI treatment in adults; Antibiotic prescription to eradicate UTI; Treatment of UTI in children.
- Antibiotics best probiotics for UTIs: study. Gustafson, Mary // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jul2012, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p6
The article offers information on a study which reflects that the use of daily antibiotics in place of probiotics can be more effective in preventing urinary tract infections. INSET: Caregiving Update.