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Febrile UTI in kids: Major change in workup

SHORT ANSWER MANAGEMENT POP QUIZ: - What is the BEST initial investigation for children 2 months - 2 years old with a first febrile UTI? - Other than E. Coli, name FOUR Species of of bacteria that cause UTIs in children - In a penicillin-allergic patient with UTI, name THREE parenteral antibiotics used for empiric treatment (Answers are in the blog post below or the linked guideline.) What's the latest in pediatric UTI, you ask? Well, it turns out that the CPS released a position statement (otherwise known as a national guideline) on pediatric UTI in 2014. If you're reading a resource from before then, you're out of date! At The Review Course this year, we went over several important cha

What do nuclear power plants, fibreglass manufacturing, and vaginitis guidelines have in common?

SHORT ANSWER MANAGEMENT POP QUIZ: - List TWO medications used to treat non-Albicans yeast (hint: NOT Fluconazole) - List TWO medications used to treat recurrent yeast vaginitis - Fill in the blank: A recurrent yeast vaginitis patient should receive treatment for ____ month(s) (Answers are in the blog post below.) Attendees at this year's review course learned that not all that itches is yeast. But what if it is? Did you know the SOGC released vaginitis guidelines in 2015? These guidelines specifically cover treatment of recurrent yeast infection. First, remember to confirm yeast with culture; not all that itches is yeast, and not all yeast is C. albicans! Non-albicans yeast cannot be managed
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