Cystitis (Bladder Infection)

Cystitis (Bladder Infection)

by John Fisher, MD

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Cystitis is a common infectious disease of the urinary bladder.

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

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  • Duration 0:12 h
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Your Educators of course Cystitis (Bladder Infection)

 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.


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