Medicine » Urology and Nephrology

Urinary Tract Infections

Edited by Peter Tenke, ISBN 978-953-307-757-4, 370 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published October 03, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1788
Edited Volume

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This book covers different clinical manifestations of UTI, with special emphasis on some hard-to-treat diseases, and special conditions in respect of treatment; antibiotic resistance and the available alternative strategies for the prevention and treatment of UTIs and it deals with urinary tract infections in children. The aim of this book is to give a summary about the different aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of urinary tract infections for all medical disciplines.