Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Urinary Tract Infections

Edited by Peter Tenke

Jahn Ferenc Dél-Pesti Kórház és Rendelőintézet, Hungary

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.

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Urinary Tract InfectionsEdited by Peter Tenke

Published: October 3rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1788

ISBN: 978-953-307-757-4

Copyright year: 2011

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64163 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations

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1. A Review of Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections

By Tze Shien Lo and Augusto Alonto

4361

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2. Current Management Strategies for Uncomplicated and Complicated Cystitis

By Niall F. Davis and Hugh D. Flood

1647

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3. Urinary Tract Infections and Dysfunctional Voiding

By Minardi Daniele, d’Anzeo Gianluca, Conti Alessandro and Muzzonigro Giovanni

2511

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4. Prostatitis: From Diagnosis to Treatment

By Stylianos Kontos, Vasilis Migdalis, Stefanos Kachrilas and Athanasios G. Papatsoris

2905

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5. Complicated Upper Urinary Tract Infection

By Nasser Shakhssalim, Mohammad Samzadeh and Seyed Mohammad Ghahestani

3133

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6. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: Significance for Different Patient Population

By Thomas Nelius, Stephanie Filleur and Jonathan S. Nelson

4277

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7. Urinary Tract Infections During Pregnancy

By Anick Bérard, Fabiano Santos, Ema Ferreira and Sylvie Perreault

5723

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8. Reducing the Incidence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Acute Care Setting Using Evidence-Based Guidelines

By Diane Gorman

4004

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9. The Formation of Poly-Microbial Biofilms on Urinary Catheters

By Veronika Hola and Filip Ruzicka

2939

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10. Urinary Tract Infections in Psychiatric Patients

By Teresita Sáinz Espuñes, Maria Elisa Drago Serrano and Jaime Amadeo Bustos Martínez

4779

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11. Antibiotic Resistance in Urinary Tract Infections: Current Issues and Future Solutions

By David W. Hilbert

3891

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12. Identification and Antibiotic Sensitivity of UTI Pathogens Using Raman Spectroscopy

By Evdokia Kastanos, Alexandros Kyriakides, Katerina Hadjigeorgiou and Costas Pitris

1880

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13. Natural Approaches for Controlling Urinary Tract Infections

By Mary Anne Roshni Amalaradjou and Kumar Venkitanarayanan

9396

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14. Prevention Strategy of Urogenital Infections by Using Lactobacilli with Probiotic Properties

By Liliana Pascual and Lucila Barberis

3412

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15. Current Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Children

By Yusuf Kibar

1682

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16. Urinary Tract Infection in Children – Onset of a New Era?

By Tanja Kersnik Levart and Rajko B Kenda

2179

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17. UTI in Children

By Samileh Noorbakhsh and Vida Zarabi

1732

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18. Post-Inflammatory Nephropathy

By Beata Bieniaś, Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Halina Borzęcka, Przemysław Sikora, Marek Majewski, Ewelina Książek and Andrzej Borzęcki

1916

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19. Studies on Clinical Characteristics, Urovirulence Factor and Host Susceptibility Gene in Pediatric Acute Lobar Nephronia

By Chi-Hui Cheng, Yong-Kwei Tsau and Tzou-Yien Lin

1796

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