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Vesicoureteral Reflux - Risk Factors for Compliance with Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient who is taking prophylactic antibiotics for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) for factors influencing compliance.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, compliance/adherence

ICD-10:

N13.7

Description:

Copp et al identified factors associated with noncompliance in children taking prophylactic antibiotics for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). Failure to take the prophylactic antibiotics is a reason for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in these patients. The authors are from Stanford University and Children's Hospital Boston.

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