Pediatric UTI and Pneumonia

In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, and TR Eckler, MD, discuss the January 2024 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice article, Management of Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections in the Emergency Department, and the January 2024 Evidence Based Urgent Care article on Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Management in the Urgent Care Setting.


Epidemiology and Nomenclature

Prehospital Care

ED History and Physical Exam

  • Infants Age <2 Months
  • Children Age 2 Months to 2 Years
  • Children >2 Years
  • Adolescents


  • Clean Catch Protocol
  • Catheterization
  • Suprapubic Aspiration

Blood Cultures and CSF

Biomarkers (CRP and ESR)


Community Acquired Pneumonia

Distinguishing Viral vs Bacterial Pneumonia


Antibiotic Treatment



Atypical Presentations

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