Assessment of Women Patients Practices toward recurrence Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).


Abstract:Objective: to assess of women patients practices toward recurrence urinary tract infection (UTI).Methodology: A descriptive study was carried out at three Hospitals (Al-Kadhimia, Al-Yarmok, and Surgical Specialist Teaching Hospital) in Baghdad city from the beginning of Feb., 2008 to the end of April 2009. The Questionnaire was designated into two parts; the first part consisted of demographic data and the second part related to women patients’ practices toward recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) concerning hygiene, fluid intake, voiding habits, and therapy. The researcher used appropriate statistical methods in data analysis which included descriptive and inferential data analysis.Results: the findings of the study indicated that the women patients’ practices related hygiene, voiding habits, fluid intake, and therapy were poor and unsatisfactory.Recommendation: A manual booklet should be prepared in the clinic consultation of urinary system disease including all practices needed for women patients with recurrent (UTI) lead them to live as a normal.