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What is the treatment objective for acute bronchitis?
-tx is symptomatic, routine abx not recommended
-cough (dextromethorphan 15mg PO q6hr) or Robitussin 10ml PO q4hrs
2 wks of cough, think?
Pertussis
TOC for pertussis (g- coccobacilli)?
Erythromycin
(alt: azithromycin)
Bugs for AECB? (acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis)
H. Influenzae (major)
S. Pneumoniae
M. Catarrhalis
TOC for AECB?
Augmentin (Amoxillin/Clavulanate)
3rd ceph
macrolides
doxycycline
ETx for NIC outpts <40 yo with no comorbidities for PNA?
doxycycline or macrolide
Etx for >60yo and w/comorbidites for PNA?
2nd/3rd ceph or
amoxicillin
augmentin c or s macrolide
Etx for hospitalized PNA?
ceftriaxone (or cefotaxime)c or s macrolide or
monotherapy with fluoroquinolone (c pneumoccocal activity - moxifloxacin (avelox), gatifloxacin)
Bugs for lung abscess?
oral anaerobes (bacteroides, actinomyces, anaerobic and micro aerophilic streptococci)
lung abscess clinically can look like?
TB (fever, weightloss, night sweats)
tx for lung abscess?
postural drainage and antipneumococcal fluroquinolone plus clindamycin