What is the focus of acute care of urinary tract infection (UTI) in pregnant women?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Raisa O Platte, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Because of the dangers of maternal and fetal complications, acute care (eg, in the emergency department [ED]) should focus on identifying and treating asymptomatic and symptomatic bacteriuria, along with ensuring that an alternate process is not the cause of the symptoms.


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