In addition to Dr. Farkas IBCC chapter linked below here are links to three posts on Pediatric UTI which can quickly be reviewed:
- Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection – Help From Emergency Medicine Cases With Additional Resources
Posted on April 25, 2019 by Tom Wade MD
- Pediatric UTI – Help From Dr. Sean Fox And The AAP Section On Emergency Medicine
Posted on December 20, 2018
- Pediatric UTI From Emergency Medicine Cases
Posted on March 19, 2016 by Tom Wade MD
And here is the direct link to the podcast Community acquired urosepsis based on the above chapter.
Dr. Farkas reminds us that everyone with urosepsis requires an imaging study to rule out urinary tract obstruction which can be present in a significant percentage of patients.
Use an ultrasound to rule out hydronephrosis if you can but, if because of patient size you get a non-diagnostic ultrasound, go ahead and get a non-contrast stone protocol CT scan.
Here is the Table Of Contents from the chapter: