You Will Learn
- Know when to investigate for a possible urinary tract infection (UTI) in an infant or child with non-specific symptoms
- Feel confident to decide whether to start immediate antibiotic treatment while awaiting culture results in an infant or child with a possible UTI
- Understand when it is safe to treat in primary care and when referral to hospital is indicated
- Be up to date with the latest evidence on vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) and other possible risk factors for long-term renal damage and the indications for requesting further investigations
Paediatric nephrologists Andy Lunn and Kjell Tullus offers expert answers to GP’s questions on common practical challenges, including indications for taking a urine sample, the threshold for diagnosing a UTI, the latest evidence on risk factors for long-term renal damage, and when to refer for further investigations.