Dipstick only urinalysis screen for the pediatric emergency room
- Validity Of Quantitative Uncentrifuged Urine Microscopy, Centrifuged Deposit Microscopy And Gram Stain In Rapid Diagnosis Of Urinary Tract Infection. Khan, Iman Sajid // New Indian Journal of Surgery;Oct2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p260
Background Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections in clinical practice both in community and hospital settings. The diagnostic methods of UTI have changed little in the past few decades. Culture remains the gold standard for the diagnosis of UTI. However,...
- urinalysis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p772
An encyclopedia entry for "urinalysis" is presented. This is referred to as the tests carried out on urine to measure its physical characteristics, identify abnormalities, and detect infectious organisms through urine culture, and chemical testing such as dipstick urinalysis. Other indicated...
- Actinobaculum schaalii : An Emerging Uropathogen? Tavassoli, Peyman; Paterson, Ryan; Grant, Jennifer // Case Reports in Urology;2012, p1
A. schaalii is a rare uropathogen. We report urosepsis with Actinobaculum schaalii detected serendipitously in blood and urine culture in a 79-year-old with urinary tract obstruction. This paper illuminates the flaws in our current system in detecting A. schaalii and raises awareness among...
- Le diagnostic et la prise en charge des infections urinaires chez les nourrissons et les enfants. Robinson, Joan L.; Finlay, Jane C.; Lang, Mia Eileen; Bortolussi, Robert // Paediatrics & Child Health (1205-7088);Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p320
No abstract available.
- URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN SPINAL CORD INJURIES. MONIREHRAHIMKHANI; ABOLGHASEMNIKFALAH; MOSTAFASABERIAN; ALIREZAMORDADI; SAJADVARMAZYAR; ALI TAVAKOLI // Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical & Clinical Research;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p178
Objective: Spinal cord injuries are typically associated with major trauma from motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports injuries, and violence. Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) is one of the most frequent conditions seen in spinal cord injuries patients. Diagnosis is not always easy due to lack of...
- Diagnosing urinary tract infection: A more cost effective alternative? // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p4
Presents an abstract of the study `Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection: A More Cost Effective Alternative?,' by T. Amir, C. Watkins and A. Sharma, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.
- A 3-D diagnosis. Hudson, M'Liss A. // Cortlandt Forum;1/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p139
Looks at the use of dribbling, dyspareunia and dysuria (3-Ds) technique for diagnosing urethral diverticulum. Analysis of a woman in her 50s.
- UTI causes confusion. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;2/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p81
Discusses the case of an acutely confused nursing home patient who was diagnosed with urinary tract infection (UTI). Symptoms; Medications.
- Pyuria not always a sign of symptomatic UTI. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;11/11/96, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p8
Reports on the findings of a study on the overall prevalence of pyuria among residents of six nursing homes who have urinary tract infection. Number of residents studied; Comparison to the overall prevalence of bacteriuria; Definition of pyuria and bacteriuria; Implications for clinical practice.