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Antibiotic Treatment for UTI: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:00 So, let's wrap up this part of the video series. Effective treatment of a UTI is a team sport that requires all of the healthcare team to be on their A game. The most commonly prescribed antibiotics for an uncomplicated UTI are nitrofurantoin, TMP-SMX, and fosfomycin.

    00:21 If there's more than 1 organism, the healthcare provider will look for 1 antibiotic that will attack both organisms. The healthcare provider will consider efficacy, cost of treatment, risk of adverse effects, resistance, and drug availability when determining the most effective antibiotic. Thank you for watching this video with us.


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    The lecture Antibiotic Treatment for UTI: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Interpretation of Renal Lab Values (Nursing).


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