Urinary Tract Infection Case Study

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Ms. Z presents to her physicians office with complaints of urinary frequency, burning on urination and she has a low grade fever. The physician informs her she has a urinary tract infection. (UTI).

What 5 factors obtained in her health history might predispose her to a UTI? (5 points)

Why do women have more UTI’s than men? (3 points)

What is the most common bacteria found as the cause of a UTI? (2 points)

Describe the morphologic appearance of a bladder with a urinary tract infection?

What are the morphologic differences between a mild infection and more advanced cases?

(5 points)

What laboratory studies would indicate a UTI and what treatment might you expect this patient to receive? (5 points)

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Urinary Tract Infection
The five predisposing factors to UTI include the anatomy of a woman, retaining urine in
the bladder, having diabetes, using an unclean toilet, and using certain family planning methods.
A woman’s anatomy Even wearing dirty clothes causes the entry of pathogens into the urethra.
Also, the humidity in the urethra increases the growth of bacteria. Another predisposing factor
that increases the chances of having a UTI is retaining urine in the bladder. This makes the
bladder weak and leaks urine. The urine promotes the conducive environment in the urethra to
cause a UTI. Urine contains toxins, and the toxins influence the growth of bacteria that cause
UTI. Moreover, having urine blockage increases the chances of the female patient getting a UTI.
The blockage may come from having kidney stones that cause blockage of the urethra. The third
predisposing factor of UTI is diabe...


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