urinary tract infections, vitamin D, cathelicidin, hospital acquired infections, renal, kidney
Urinary tract infections are a common infection that can have serious sequela. Many populations are susceptible to urinary tract infections. This article reviews emerging research that optimizing vitamin D levels can decrease risk of developing urinary tract infections. Recommendations are made for the health care provider based on the review of research.
The College of Nursing showcases some of our best evidence based scholarly papers from graduate students in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The papers address relevant clinical problems for advance practice nurses and are based on the best evidence available. Using a systematic approach students critically analyze and synthesize the research studies to determine the strength of the evidence regarding the clinical problem. Based on the findings, recommendations are made for clinical practice. The papers are published in professional journals and presented at professional meetings.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Harding, Elizabeth, "Association Between Vitamin D and UTIs" (2017). All Student Publications. 200.
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