Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood and Its Relevance to Disease in Adult Life - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780433304609, 9781483162898

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

1st Edition

Authors: Victoria Smallpeice
eBook ISBN: 9781483162898
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 180
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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


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