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Assessment task 2- Scenario 2 Urinary tract infection is one of the most common infections diagnosed among women in the world. There has been increasing concern for alternative method to treat urinary tract infection over antibiotics since misuse of antibiotics can led to bacterial resistance(Scholes et al., 2004). This essay will establish PICO (population, intervention, comparison and outcome) question in the given scenario where a 22 year old Susan visits the GP with symptoms of urinary frequency, dysuria, lower back pain and shivering. She was diagnosed with Urinary tract infection (hereby referred as UTI) and antibiotics were prescribed. However after developing thrush due to antibiotics for urinary tract infection previously, she…show more content…
Some of the data bases used to find relevant article were CINAHL, Medline, Cochrane library, Joanna Briggs Institute and Journals@Ovid. The data bases were used to find systematic review, peer reviewed research and reliable data. Cochrane library provide evidence based and high quality papers which is suitable for the current essay. Similarly Joanna Briggs Institute also provides systematic reviews that are reliable. Furthermore Medline is another significant database use in this essay as it has peer reviewed resources. Types of evidence Various types of evidences can be found while doing the research. However, it is very important to filter those evidences and prioritize the according to their reliability and method of research. So, following are the evidences that are categorized on the basis of hierarchy of evidence. 1. Jepson, R. G., Williams, G., & Craig, J. C. (2012). Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 10(10). Jepson, Williams and Craig( 2012) conducted meta- analysis of 24 studies with total of 4473 population. They concluded that there were evidences where cranberries juice reduces the number of symptomatic UTI. However, on reviewing the result of larger group, there was not any significant difference in the result implying that cranberry juice did not have noticeable effect in urinary tract infection. 2. Bass-Ware, A., Weed, D., Johnson, T., & Spurlock,

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