Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood and Its Relevance to Disease in Adult Life

Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood and Its Relevance to Disease in Adult Life

1st Edition - January 1, 1968

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  • Author: Victoria Smallpeice
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162898

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Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood and its Relevance to Disease in Adult Life discusses the pediatric aspect of urinary tract infection and its implications in adulthood. The book first discusses nature of urinary tract infections and its incidence among children. The causation of the disease is examined taking into consideration factors such as sex, age, and iatrogenesis. The diagnosis of the disease is also covered, such as clinical manifestation and radiological techniques. The text presents a scheme for medical treatment along with the course and prognosis. The book will be of great use to both practitioners and researchers of urology and pediatrics.

Table of Contents


  • Acknowledgements

    Introduction

    Chapter I The Disease and Its Incidence

    Chapter II Etiology (1)

    Routes by Which Infection Reaches the Kidney

    Duplex Kidneys and Ureters

    Sex Incidence as a Factor

    Age as a Factor

    Chapter III Etiology (2)

    Obstruction and Stasis

    Other Conditions Predisposing to Infection

    Host Defence

    The Organism

    Self-inflicted Injury and Iatrogenic Factors

    Chapter IV Diagnosis (1)

    Presentation and Clinical Manifestations

    Association of Urinary Tract Abnormalities with Other Anomalies

    Chapter V Diagnosis (2)

    The Urine

    Radiological Techniques and Interpretation

    Other Investigations

    Chapter VI Treatment

    Chapter VII Course and Prognosis

    Conclusions

    References

    Author Index

    Index


Product details

  • No. of pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1968
  • Published: January 1, 1968
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162898

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Victoria Smallpeice

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