Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2466

Instructed caregiver increase the patient's water intake. An increase in fluids can help flush out the urinary tract and put you on the road to recovery. Just make sure you're drinking wanter and avoid any sugary or caffeinated drinks. Patient verbalized.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2465

Instructed caregiver you can take these steps to reduce the patient's risk of urinary tract infections: drink plenty of liquids, especially water. Drinking water helps dilute your urine and ensures that you'll urinate more frequently allowing bacteria to be flushed from your urinary tract before an infection can begin.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2464

Instructed caregiver you can take these steps to reduce patient's risks of urinary tract infections: wipe from front to back. Doing so after urinating and after a patient's bowel movement helps prevent bacteria in the anal region from spreading to the vagina and urethra. Caregiver verbalized.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2463

Instructed caregiver patient drink plenty of water, and relieve herself often. The simplest way to prevent a patient 's UTI is to flush bacteria out of her bladder and urinary tract before it can set in. If the patient have well-hydrated, it will be tough to go too long without urinating.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2417

UTI Instructed patient you can take these steps to reduce your risk of urinary tract infections:rink cranberry juice, Wipe from front to back, change diaper frequently.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2416

Instructed patient what is the best thing to do for a urinary tract infection? Drink plenty of water. Water helps to dilute your urine and flush out bacteria.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2413

SN educated caregiver on the new medication. Phenazopyridine relieves urinary tract pain, burning, irritation, and discomfort, as well as urgent and frequent urination caused by urinary tract infections, surgery, injury, or examination procedures. However, phenazopyridine is not an antibiotic. Phenazopyridine stains clothing, because it will turn your urine color into bright orange color.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2136

SN instructed that urinary tract infection generally develops when bacteria enter the urinary tract and begin multiplying. The most common urinary tract infections are cystitis, which affects the bladder, and urethritis, which affects the urethra. Urinary tract infections are the second most common type of infection that develop in the body. Symptoms of the infection include burning or pain during urination, an urge to urinate often, pressure in the lower belly, foul-smelling urine, back pain below the ribs, tiredness or shakiness, fever and urine that looks reddish or cloudy. A urinary tract infection is more likely to occur in women than men, and it affects people of all ages.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2137

SN instructed that because of a woman's anatomy, all women are at risk of developing a urinary tract infection. Mayo Clinic notes that the short distance from the urethra to the anus and bladder opening causes this risk. The infection can also develop when bacteria from the GI tract spreads to the urethra from the anus. Sexually transmitted diseases can also cause urinary tract infections. Anyone who suspects a urinary tract infection is present should seek medical attention, Doctors conduct a urine test to determine if a patient has the infection, and it is treated with antibiotics.

Urinary Tract Infection Teaching 2140

SN instructed that a Urinary Tract Infection or UTI refers to an infection affecting any component of the urinary system, i.e. the kidneys, ureters, bladder or urethra. UTIs tend to be more common in women than men, with almost all females suffering from them at least once during the course of their lifetime. In uncomplicated cases, UTIs can be treated easily using antibiotics. In complicated cases, especially if the kidneys are affected, longer courses or medication may be required, depending upon the nature of complication. The following is a list of symptoms commonly associated with a Urinary Tract Infection. Anyone having these should get themselves checked for the same.