Flashcards in 12/29/12 b Deck (15)
What class of Abx is used to treat B. pertussis? Give an example.
Macrolides - erythromycin, azithromycin, clarithromycin
What age group should always be hospitalized for pertussis? What age group should be hospitalized if there are severe paroxysms (even if there are no other complications)?
<3 mos; 3-6 mos.
Seizure, hypotension, and prolonged QRS complexes are the classic presentation of severe _______ intoxication.
What does the δ stand for in δF508?
What is the treatment from delivery-related clavicular fracture?
No specific Tx!
Always give a trial of _______ in cases of croup before intubation.
Neonatal conjunctivitis: when does it appear if due to chemical prophylaxis?
first 24 hrs
Neonatal conjunctivitis: When does it appear when due to gonococcus?
Neonatal conjunctivitis: When does it appear when due to chlamydia?
What is the Tx for gonococcal conjunctivitis?
What is the Tx for chlamydial conjunctivitis?
Wy must erythromycin be administered systemically in cases of chlamydial conjunctivitis?
to prevent pneumonia
What is the most common congenital cardiac defect in Edward's syndrome?
Congenital heart block is associated w/ what disease?