abscess

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Mat
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abscess
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2011-06-06 02:10:35
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abscess source and treatments
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  1. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Otitis media or mastoiditis
    Metronidazole + a third-generation cephalosporina

    aCefotaxime or ceftriaxone; use cefepime if Pseudomonas aeruginosa is suspected
  2. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Sinusitis
    Vancomycin + metronidazole + a third-generation cephalosporina

    aCefotaxime or ceftriaxone; use cefepime if Pseudomonas aeruginosa is suspected
  3. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Dental sepsis
    Penicillin + metronidazole
  4. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Penetrating trauma or after neurosurgery
    Vancomycin + a third-generation cephalosporina


    aCefotaxime or ceftriaxone; use cefepime if Pseudomonas aeruginosa is suspected
  5. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Lung abscess, empyema, bronchiectasis
    Penicillin + metronidazole + a sulfonamideb



    bTrimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; include if Nocardia species are suspected
  6. Give the antimicrobial regimen for the following predisposing condition:

    Endocarditis
    Vancomycin + gentamicin

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