Current primary care management of children aged 1-36 months with urinary tract infections in Europe: Large scale survey of paediatric practice

Adamos Hadjipanayis, Zachi Grossman, Stefano Del Torso, Diego Van Esso, Hans Juergen Dornbusch, Artur Mazur, Anna Drabik, Giovanni Montini

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Abstract

Objective: To describe current practice among European paediatricians regarding diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections in children aged 1-36 months and to compare these practices with recently published guidelines. Design: Web-based large scale survey evaluating knowledge of, attitudes towards and the methods for diagnosing, treating and managing urinary tract infections in children. Setting: Primary and secondary care practices in Europe. Sample: 1129 paediatricians. Results: A diagnosis of urinary tract infection is considered by 62% of the respondents in children aged 1-36 months with unexplained fever. The preferred method of urine collection is use of a bag (53% for infants

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-347
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume100
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)

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