TY - CHAP A1 - Beata Bieniaś A2 - Małgorzata Zajączkowska A3 - Halina Borzęcka A4 - Przemysław Sikora A5 - Marek Majewski A6 - Ewelina Książek A7 - Andrzej Borzęcki ED1 - Peter Tenke Y1 - 2011-10-03 PY - 2011 T1 - Post-Inflammatory Nephropathy N2 - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections worldwide, and they are also the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Therefore, the appropriate management of UTIs is a major medical and financial issue. This book covers different clinical manifestations of UTI, with special emphasis on some hard-to-treat diseases, and special conditions in respect of treatment; antibiotic resistance and the available alternative strategies for the prevention and treatment of UTIs and it deals with urinary tract infections in children. The aim of this book is to give a summary about the different aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of urinary tract infections for all medical disciplines. BT - Urinary Tract Infections SP - Ch. 18 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/23610 DO - 10.5772/23610 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-09-18 ER -