Cover image for article: Signs and Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are some of the most common complaints seen in the community. Not only are they common in the general population, they are also seen frequently in hospitals and long term care facilities. In fact, preventing UTIs is a large part of infection control in facilities, and they are tracked and monitored like any other infection. Being able to identify the symptoms of urinary tract infections is essential, as is the need to have a thorough understand of the anatomy behind the urinary tract. Finally, treatments are important, as a UTI could become a serious systemic infection.
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