Improving medical standards of care to children of an early and preschool age with urinary tract infections at the primary care stage




urinary tract infection, children


Timely diagnosis, prognostic value of clinical signs and further treatment of patients of an early age with urinary tract infections (UTI) during outpatient stage are important constituents of an integrated management of patients in childhood. The article deals with new approaches concerning clinical algorithm in diagnosis of urinary tract infections in children. The algorithm of diagnostic and therapeutic measures for providing care to children under 5 years of age with urinary tract infections, in particular at the stage of primary care, includes: diagnosis of urinary tract infection in young children using The Diagnosis of Urinary Tract infection in Young children, patient’s examination by Gorelick Scale and UTIcalc, imaging methods with mandatory ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder, micturating cystogram after the first episode of infection in boys and the second — in girls, the prescription of antibiotic therapy based on data from regional monitoring of antibiotic resistance of the main groups of uropathogens, monitoring antibiotic resistance using electronic means and the implementation in microbiological laboratories of the guidelines of the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, as well as introduction of the prescription sale of antibiotics.


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Bezruk, V., & Ivanov, D. (2022). Improving medical standards of care to children of an early and preschool age with urinary tract infections at the primary care stage. KIDNEYS, 10(4), 196–200.



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