A matter of urgency: a brief update on the aetiology and treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections
Health professionals in general practice regularly encounter women suffering from symptoms associated with urinary tract infections (UTIs). Uncomplicated UTIs have a high incidence and are commonly associated with recurrence. The widespread use of antimicrobials to treat community-acquired infections has resulted in the emergence of antimicrobial resistance. A rational approach to the pharmacotherapy of UTIs should therefore be followed and non-antimicrobial interventions be considered where possible.
The full article is available at https://doi.org/10.36303/SAGP.2020.1.4.0040