Noticing the patterns of fear and frustration among patients regarding UTIs

“[Patients] want to ensure that all of their episodes of UTIs are seen as a chronic condition that’s really debilitating in their life, and not just single episodes for which they need antibiotics,” says Victoria C. Scott, MD.

In this video, Victoria C. Scott, MD, discusses the takeaways of the Journal of Urology study, “Fear and Frustration among Women with Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: Findings from Patient Focus Groups,” as well as the importance of understanding patient frustrations regarding UTIs. Scott is a urologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, California.