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Resp 30 Antibacterial Drugs
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treatment of choice for group 1 strep?
amox or pen x 10 days
what if a pt is allergic to amox or pen and have group 1 strep?
=1st gen cephalosporin x 10 days
=clindamycin or clarithromycin x 10 days
= azithromycin x 5 days
1st line for acute bact sinusitis? (h influenza, s pneumo)
A 6-year-old girl with acute bacterial rhinosinusitis is treated with amoxicillin-clavulanate rather than amoxicillin alone because the culprit "bug" frequently expresses:
B. Thymidine kinase
C. Xanthine oxidase
Which of the following drugs should be used for treating an 8-year-old boy with acute bacterial rhinosinusitis and a history of penicillin V allergy?
if you are concerned with MRSA in a pt who has CAP, what do you add?
vancomycin or linezolid
A 62-year-old man is brought to the ER due to productive cough and fever of 2 days of duration. Physical examination reveals that his temperature is 38.4oC, the respiratory rate is 30 breaths per minute, the heart rate is 120 beats per minute, and crackles are heard in both lower lung fields. Lab tests show that the oxygen saturation is 91% while he is breathing ambient air and the while-cell count is 4000 per cubic millimeter. A radiograph of the chest shows infiltrates in both lower lobes. Which of the following drugs would be most suitable for empirical inpatient non-ICU treatment of his condition (slightly modified from NEJM 2014; 370:543)?
A Cefotaxime plus azithromycin
B. Tetracycline plus metronidazole
C. Penicillin G plus streptomycin
cefotaxime plus azithromycin
A 65-year-old male is diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia caused by Legionella species. Which of the following drugs is most appropriate for treating his condition?
D. Penicillin V
A 65-year-old male with community-acquired pneumonia requires inpatient, non-ICU treatment. Which of the following would be most appropriately prescribed for empirical treatment of his condition?
C. Penicillin G
70-year-old female is diagnosed with CAP. Culture reveals MRSA. She is prescribed an antibacterial that binds to the 23s RNA component of the 50s ribosomal subunit. Which of the following drugs is most likely prescribed?
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