Cystitis (Bladder Infection) – Top USMLE Diseases

Cystitis (Bladder Infection) – Top USMLE Diseases

by John Fisher, MD, Brian Alverson, MD

Cystitis is a common infectious disease of the urinary bladder.

Cystitis is caused by a bacterial infection, most commonly E-coli from the GI tract. Ascending bacteria can spread to the renal parenchyma leading to a serious complication called pyelonephritis.

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Course Details

  • Videos 6
  • Duration 0:36 h
  • Quiz questions 23
  • Articles 3

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Your Educators of course Cystitis (Bladder Infection) – Top USMLE Diseases

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. John F. Fisher is a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University in the USA.
He obtained his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 1969. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Due to his achievements, he has earned the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award, the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Fisher teaches courses on Infectious Diseases.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.


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Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 20. July 2020 for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI, Bladder Infection) in Children: Underlying Renal Abnormalities & Prevention

Excellent lecture as usual. I was not aware until today about this controversy. I am not sure all of my colleagues are aware of it either. Thank you!

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 20. July 2020 for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI, Bladder Infection) in Children: Management

Excellent lecture as usual. I particularly liked all the comments about the antibiotics and the duration of antibiotherapy in children

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 20. July 2020 for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI, Bladder Infection) in Children: Pathology & Diagnosis

Excellent lecture as usual. However, I would have liked to see the different sensitivities and specifities per analysis (leuco-esterase, blood, etc.) and altogether (leuco+blood, etc.) as can be found in Nelson's or other sources. All in all, I learned new things, thanks!

 
Only the format lecture, dialogue
By Luis Andres V. on 23. November 2019 for Cystitis: Pathology, Signs & Symptoms

Because is not clear what is the Intersticial cystitis. Some diference between the slides and what is talking he about