Summarize the genitourinary Infections or Disorders in terms of etiology, pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnosis, and treatment rationale.
|The 5 General Topics of Disease Summary|
|1. Etiology & risk factors|
|2. Pathogenesis: The molecular mechanism of the disease process (How the disease process evolves)|
|3. Clinical Picture: Signs& Symptoms, Sequelae, and Complications|
|4. Diagnosis: Labs & tests (as well as screening tests and follow up tests whenever applicable)|
|5. Pathophysiologic rationale of treatment|
This summary should cover the following genitourinary infections:
UTI: cystitis & pyelonephritis
Genital infections: Chlamydia, gonorrhea
For each one of these 2 categories (UTI & Genital infections) discuss the following:
The organisms causing these infections, route of transmission, risk factors.
- Clinical Picture:
Signs& symptoms of these infections and possible complications
Labs and tests to diagnose these infections.
This is the textbook for information:
McCance, K.L., Huether, S. E. (2018) Pathophysiology: The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. (8th Ed) St. Louis, MO. Elsevier Mosby ISBN-13: 978-0323583473 ISBN-10: 9780323583473