Infezioni delle vie urinarie. Il ruolo delle piante medicinali nella prevenzione

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Le infezioni delle vie urinarie (IVU) rappresentano una delle principali cause di infezioni in età pediatrica. Fino a non molti anni orsono, il trattamento preventivo raccomandato era costituito dalla profilassi antibiotica protratta per lunghi periodi. Il riscontro di una scarsa efficacia, insieme all’aumento del fenomeno dell’antibiotico resistenza, ha promosso la ricerca di altri possibili interventi preventivi. L’articolo di Domenico Careddu, pubblicato su Il Pediatra 3/2016, prende in considerazione, basandosi su criteri EBM, il ruolo delle piante medicinali.

 

Large Cranberries with Green Leaves Isolated on White Background

Cranberry

 

 

 

Uva ursina

Uva urs

 

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