This UTI concept map nursing depicts the various symptoms and treatments for urinary tract infection. A simple urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection of the bladder and surrounding structures. These patients have no structural abnormalities and comorbidities, such as diabetes, being immunocompromised, or being pregnant. Uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) is also known as cystitis or lower UTI. UTIs affect 40% of women in the United States at some point in their lives, making them one of the most common infections. UTI is uncommon in circumcised males, and any male UTI is considered complicated. Many cases of uncomplicated UTI resolve spontaneously without treatment, but many patients seek treatment for symptoms such as those depicted in this UTI concept map nursing.
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Urinary Tract Infections
This urinary tract, from kidney to urethralmeatus, is sterile and resistant tobacteria. However, a UTI can occur whenbacteria ascend the urethra and bladderand colonize, causing infection.
This infection causes painful urination,flank pain, hematuria, and bacteriuria,dysuria
May lead to pyelonephritis, cystitis, andsystemic infection.
Assess changes in patient's patient's urinary urgencyand frequency.
Assess patient's knowledge aboutpreventing UTIs and how they occur.
Assess patient's urine: color, concentration,odor, and volume.
Bacteria can spread throughout the entireurinary system.
Bacteria that invades the urinary systemcan result in the bacteria entering thebloodstream, causing sepsis.
This test involves identifyingmicroorganisms that are present in apatient's urine sample.
AUTI can be transmitted sexually.
This imaging test can detectpyelonephritis.
Encourage patient to void frequently toempty the bladder completely. This canreduce the amount of bacteria in the urine.
Administering anlgesics and applicationof heat pad can help relieve pain.
Educate patient on urinating after takingbaths and sexual intercourse. Educatepatient on use of cotton underwear.
Altered urinary elimination related toinfection
Acute pain related to infection
Self-care deficit related to urinary tractinfection.
At risk for injury to urnary tract related toindwelling catheter as evidenced by urinarytract infection.
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