Journal of Infectious Diseases and  Diagnosis

Journal of Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis
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ISSN: 2576-389X

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Yuanbo Fu

Yuanbo Fu


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    A Summary of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapy for the Urinary Tract Infection after Stroke
    Author(s): Yuanbo Fu, Ling Fan and Tong FengYuanbo Fu, Ling Fan and Tong Feng

    As a common disease, stroke could be divided into two types: ischemic and haemorrhagic. The classic risk factors for stroke include hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, tobacco smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, previous TIA, and atrial fibrillation. WHO pointed to the survey data that stroke was the second factor leading to death worldwide (the first factor is heart disease). And stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States. There are amount of complications of stroke, among them, urinary tract infection is a recognized complication of stroke. Gram-negative bacteria is the most common cause of infectionamong them, Escherichia coli is the most common germ, accounting for 85 per cent, some research indicated that urinary tract infection is obviously correlated with prognosis of stroke. Factors claimed to predict increased risk of urinary tract infection include stroke sever.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2576-389X.1000107

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