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Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.
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Quality-improvement initiative reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in children.
Lack of efficacy is the main reason for the switch.
Using cephalexin instead of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole may decrease UTI incidence and cost of care.
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with VUR after a febrile UT) decreases risk.
It is poor at detecting vesicoureteral reflux in children who have had a febrile urinary tract infection.
Cranberry pills, estrogen therapy, and acupuncture also show benefit, according to a systematic literature review.
Pilot study demonstrates positive results in women suffering recurrent urinary tract infections.
Meta-analysis includes oral immunostimulant OM-89, estrogens, cranberries, acupuncture.
About 30 percent of men experience an AUA symptoms index improvement of 3 or more points.
Though found in midstream voided urine in younger women, typically not detected in catheter urine.
It is just as effective as higher-dose oxychlorosene but causes fewer adverse effects, according to study findings.
Leakage/incontinence topped the list at 11%, according to a study.
Total weeks of self-reported UTI in children with spina bifida were similar with hydrophilic single-use and multi-use PVC catheters.
Study results underscore the need for additional research to find other surrogate markers of urinary infection.
The protection offered by circumcision against UTIs in infancy has been well documented and emphasized in the most recent recommendations.
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