SSTIs (3 questions)

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SSTIs (3 questions)
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  1. uncomplicated infections
    • impetigo
    • erysipelas
    • follicle associated
    • acute uncomplicated cellulitis
  2. bullous impetigo is caused by which organism
    staph pyogenes
  3. what is the duration of therapy for impetigo
    7 - 10 days
  4. most common pathogen for follicle associated infection
    s. aureus
  5. how do you treat a pt who has follicle infections plus other symptoms
    I & D plus systemic antibiotics
  6. what are the tx choices for outpatient and ER pts in uncomplicated cellulitis
    • bactrim
    • clindamycin
    • linezolid
    • doxycycline/minocycline
  7. doxycycline and minocycline are contraindicated in
    • children < 8 yrs
    • pregnant and nursing
  8. which outpatient and ER tx choice (mod - severe) is a good choice for kids
    clindamycin
  9. vancomycin target trough for SSTIs
    10 - 15
  10. what are the complicated infections
    • diabetic foot infections
    • surgical infections
    • necrotizing fasciitis
  11. empiric tx for mild cellulitis diabetic foot therapy
    • MRSA; bactrim, doxycycline
    • MRSA not suspected; dicloxacillin, clindamycin, cephalexin, levofloxacin, augmentin
  12. empiric guidelines for moderate diabetic foot therapy
    • moxifloxacin alone
    • levo or cipro + clindamycin
    • cefoxitin
    • ceftriaxone
    • ertapenem
    • tigecycline
  13. empiric guidelines for severe diabetic foot therapy
    • imipenem/cilastin
    • doripenem
    • meropenem
  14. empiric guidelines for severe p.aeruginosa diabetic foot therapy
    zosyn
  15. duration of tx for mild SSTIs
    1-2 weeks
  16. duration of tx for mild SSTI
    2-3 weeks
  17. duration of tx for severe SSTI
    2-4 weeks
  18. duration of action for resected osteomyelitis
    2-5 days
  19. duration of tx for persistent infected or necrotic bone infection
    >= 4 weeks
  20. topical therapy used for diabetic pts
    becaplermin (regranex)
  21. when is ceftaroline (teflaro) used
    in complicated cellulitis with no need for psuedomonas coverage
  22. what does tigecycline not cover
    • pseudo
    • proteus
    • providencia

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