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Uncomplicated acute bacterial sinusitis treatment
1st line: Amoxicillin 875mg bid x 10 days

Alt: doxycycline, TMP/SXT
Complicated or Severe sinusitis treatment
azithromycin 500mg q24h x 3days

Alt: moxi, levo, gatifloxacin
Alt: augmentin
Fungal sinusitis treatment
amphotericin B
Most common causes of viral pharyngitis
i. rhinovirus
ii. coronavius
iii. influenza virus
iv. parainfluenza
v. adenovirus
Most common cause of bacterial pharyngitis
streptococcus pyogenes
Treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis
i. penicillin VK 500mg po bid x 10 days
ii.benzathine penicillin G, erythromycin, cephalexin
Treatment of pharyngitis caused by influenza virus - for severe symptoms
Osetamavir 75mg po bid x 5 days; must be started within 48 hours of sx onset; adjust for renal insufficiency
Most common causes of virlal acute sinusitis
rhinovirus, parainflueza, influenza
Causes of bacterial sinusitis - community acquired
strep. pneumoniae, h. influenzae, moraxella catarrhalis

staph aureus (uncommon cause)
Causes of nosocomial (admitted >48 hrs) acute sinusitis
staph aureus, pseudomonas, klebsiella, enterobacter, serratia (often polymicrobial)
Causes of fungal acute sinusitis
mucor, aspergillus, fusarium