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 0:35 h
  • Quiz questions 23
  • Articles 2

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

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In his 30 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia he has received 58 teaching awards. He has been recognized regionally by the American College of Physicians for his educational skills with the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award and nationally by the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award. In April of 2015 he received the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award at the national meetings of the American College of Physicians in Boston, MA. In light of his receiving this prestigious award, he was advanced from Fellow to Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). Dr. Fisher is also the author of 61 original publications in refereed journals and 44 book chapters.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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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