BCPS_Pediatrics

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  1. Describe the most common pathogens associated with:
    -neonatal sepsis/meningitis

    Which 4 pathogens are responsible in neonates?
    • Neonatal Sepsis/meningitis:
    • -Group B Streptococcus
    • -Escherichia coli
    • -Listeria monocytogenes
    • -Viral (e.g., herpes simplex virus)
  2. Describe current therapeutic options for the management of neonatal and pediatric sepsis/meningitis

    Which 2 antibiotics are used for Neonatal sepsis?
    • Ampicillin + Gentamicin
    • Ampicillin + Cefotaxime
  3. Identify the drugs available for preventing and treating respiratory syncytial virus

    Which drug and dose is used for prophylaxis of RSV in peds?
    • Palivizumab (Synagis)
    • a. Dosing: 15 mg/kg/dose intramuscularly; given monthly during RSV season
    • b. Safe in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease.
  4. Describe the most common causative organisms of otitis media and potential treatment options
    Ditto
  5. Identify the recommended pediatric immunization schedule and barriers to routine immunization
    Ditto
  6. Discuss the differences in anticonvulsant pharmacokinetics and adverse effects between children and adults
    Ditto
  7. Describe the current drug therapy for treating patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Ditto
  8. Describe the most common pathogens associated with:
    pediatric sepsis/meningitis:

    Which 3 pathogens are responsible in Peds?
    Which of the pathogens are no longer a causative factor?
    • -H. influenzae type B
    • -N. meningitidis
    • -S. pneumoniae

    • ***H. influenzae is no longer a common pathogen in areas where the vaccine is routinely used.
    • ***It can also include the 4 neonatal pathogens
  9. Describe current therapeutic options for the management of pediatric sepsis/meningitis

    Which 2 antibiotics are used for Pediatric (>3 months old) sepsis?
    Ceftriaxone ± vancomycin
  10. Identify the drugs available for preventing and treating respiratory syncytial virus

    All cases of using RSV prophylaxis in pediatrics can go up to maximal dose of 5 times except?
    • -Peds <3 months of age at Start of RSV Season
    • • Day care attendance
    • • Sibling < 5 years
    • Maximum number of doses is 3 (three) doses of Palivizumab (Synagis) 15 mg/kg/dose intramuscularly; given monthly during RSV season (Typically November through April-6 months)
  11. OBJ:Identify the drugs available for preventing and treating respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

    Question: Treatment of RSV involves Supportive care (gold standard) and some practitioners may use non-recommended adjunct strategies such as Racemic epinephrine, corticosteroids antibiotics etc.
    List 3 components of supportive care?
    • a. Hydration
    • b. Supplemental oxygen
    • c. Mechanical ventilation as needed
  12. OBJ:Identify the drugs available for preventing and treating respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
    Question: Treatment of RSV involves supportive care and some practitioners may use non-recommended adjunct strategies such as Racemic epinephrine, corticosteroids antibiotics etc. When is antibiotics indicated?
    Antibiotics: Not indicated unless secondary bacterial infection develops

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