Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports – May 1, 2023
May 1, 2023
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Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections can be challenging to suspect and diagnose in young patients. Unfortunately, devastating consequences, such as pyelonephritis and bacteremia, are a real risk. It is critical for clinicians to have a high degree of suspicion, obtain optimal urine samples, and be aware of the best practices for treatment in this unique population.