Pediatric UTI Controversies

So, you thought it was straightforward: suspect UTI, diagnose UTI, treat UTI… And let someone else worry about the follow-up. Unfortunately, we work in a fragmented system, where we need to kick-start the correct follow-up for our patients, who may otherwise miss out if we don’t get them on the right track before they leave the Emergency Department. We used to be paranoid about investigating...

December 20th, 2012 by colinparker 

UTI in children

Urinary Tract Infections in kids are a recurring clinical question that bugs us as clinicians… Why is Urinary Tract Infection in children different from cystitis or pyelonephritis in adults? How hard should we be looking for UTI, and what’s the best way to confirm or exclude the diagnosis? In this podcast we discuss the diagnosis, important differentials, and treatment of pediatric Urinary...

December 13th, 2012 by colinparker