How to diagnose urinary tract infections (UTI) in the under fives is the focus of the latest issue of EFFECTIVE HEALTH CARE.
UTI is common in children. Around 6.3% of girls and 2.4% of boys will be referred with UTIs by the age of five years. Children who are misdiagnosed can either fail to receive appropriate treatment or receive unnecessary treatment and investigation.
Good management involves prompt diagnosis, rapid treatment and the detection of any underlying cause that might lead to further infections or long-term renal damage.
Further information about this issue of Effective Health Care can be obtained from Alison Booth or Paul Wilson, Tel: 01904 321040, Fax 01904 321041.
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