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An Overview on Urinary tract infection Diagnostic and Management Approach in Primary Health Care

Fatimah Hussain AlShuhayb , Mohammed Ghalab Alanazi , Abdullah Ahmed Alghizzi , Hussam Jameel Khinkar , Fahad Nasser Ali Alnahari , Eman Hassan Hamad Orebi , Jarah Moayad Alobaid , Rajaa Hussain Taliby , Saud Nahed Aldawsari , Hamed Ali Aleidi

The urinary tract infection (UTI) counts for many visits to the primary health clinic. It occurs across different age groups and genders with variable rates, nevertheless it spares no one. Knowing this condition from its presentation to management is the key factor for a competent family physician. We aim to review literature searching for the etiology of urinary tract infection, risk factors, diagnosis, clinical presentation, and management regarding this disease. PubMed database was used for articles selection, and the chosen papers had gone through a thorough review. To sum up, most urinary tract infection (UTI) cases can be managed in primary health care clinics. However, understanding the alarming signs and red flags facilitate the process of referral and provides the patients with the best possible care without overwhelming the health care system. Treating the UTI condition is usually done by prescribing proper antibiotics and monitoring the improvement via scheduled appointments.

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AlShuhayb FH, Alanazi MG, Alghizzi AA, Khinkar HJ, Alnahari FNA, Orebi EHH, et al. An Overview on Urinary tract infection Diagnostic and Management Approach in Primary Health Care. Arch. Pharm. Pract. 2022;13(1):15-7.
AlShuhayb, F. H., Alanazi, M. G., Alghizzi, A. A., Khinkar, H. J., Alnahari, F. N. A., Orebi, E. H. H., Alobaid, J. M., Taliby, R. H., Aldawsari, S. N., & Aleidi, H. A. (2022). An Overview on Urinary tract infection Diagnostic and Management Approach in Primary Health Care. Archives Of Pharmacy Practice, 13(1),15-17.

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