C. Pneumonia (PCP)

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jheneale
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C. Pneumonia (PCP)
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2010-04-22 19:16:37
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FUNGAL INFECTIONS R/T AIDS
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  1. What body area does PCP affect? (1)
    S&S (4)
    DT (2/1)
    • Respiratory:
    • nonproductive cough (bronchoscopy)
    • night sweats
    • fever
    • SOB (septum culture) (chest x-ray)
  2. Drugs for PCP (4)
    • 1. Pentamadine
    • 2. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole
    • 3. Atovaquone
    • 4. Clyndamycin
  3. Pentamadine (Antiparasitic)
    S&S (9)
    DT (5/1)
    Note (1)
    • Sudden/ Severe Hypotension
    • Hypo/Hyperglycemia (finger stick)
    • Dysrythmias (EKG)
    • Leukopenia (CBC)
    • Thromobcytopenia (CBC)
    • Hypocalcemia (serum calcium)
    • Acute Renal Failure (BUN, creatinine)

    • Note:
    • Prophylactic doses given via nebulaizer
  4. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (Antiparasitic)
    S&S (7)
    DT (2)
    Note (1)
    • 1. Rash
    • 2. Hypersensitivity
    • 3. Leukopenia (CBC)
    • 4. Renal Damage (BUN, creatinine)
    • 5. Headache
    • 6. Depression
    • 7. Hallucination

    • Note:
    • Prophylactic doses given PO
  5. Atovaquone (Antiparasitic)
    S&S (4)
    DT (1)
    • 1. Diarrhea
    • 2. Fever
    • 3. Insomnia
    • 4. Elevated Hepatic enzymes (Liver)

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