Urinary Tract Infections Treatment in Brooklyn
The acute management and prognosis of UTI in children will be reviewed here. The epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, diagnosis, long-term management, and prevention of UTI in children and UTI in newborns are discussed separately.
Goals — The goals of treatment for UTI include:
- Elimination of infection and prevention of urosepsis
- Relief of acute symptoms (eg, fever, dysuria, frequency)
- Prevention of recurrence and long-term complications including hypertension, renal scarring, and impaired renal growth and function