Urinary tract infection
A urinary tract infection affects part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a bladder infection and when it affects the upper urinary tract it is known as kidney infection. Symptoms from a lower urinary tract include pain with urination, frequent urination, and feeling the need to urinate despite having an empty bladder. Symptoms of a kidney infection include fever and flank pain usually in addition to the symptoms of a lower UTI. The most common cause of infection is Escherichia coli, though other bacteria or fungi. Risk factors include female anatomy, sexual intercourse, diabetes, obesity, and family history. Health Care Research invites an article to publish in the Journal of Nursing and Health Care. Nursing and Health Care journal offers a stage in Health care Research and related subjects. Journal accepts leading forefront original research papers, review manuscripts, case reports and commentary in the field.